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Minister’s Ten Year Report on Lake Simcoe Obscures Progress by Mixing Science and Politics

August 7, 2020 On July 17th Barrie-Innisfil MPP Andrea Khanjin released the Minister of the Environment’s Ten Year report on Lake Simcoe and made a $581,000 funding announcement for Lake Simcoe research. The Minister was nowhere to be seen. Also…

Aggregate extraction in the home of endangered species? What this means for Lake Simcoe

There are over 27,000ha of potential aggregate resources (sand, stone and gravel) in Simcoe County.[i] Last year the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition analysed how well protected from development our natural features are, and found that only 14% of Simcoe County’s…

What would a Lake Simcoe Protection Plan review look like during a pandemic?

What does legitimate public consultation on the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan look like in the middle of a global pandemic? In April, the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition asked its 26 member groups to discuss this question, and we have been…

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