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Saturday, January 17 - Kitchener Growth Management Strategy will fuel urban sprawl
Saturday, January 17 - Community information night on costly and destructive pipeline to Lake Erie
Tuesday, January 27 - Waterlooians.ca presentation to the Region of Waterloo re: draft Official Plan - Jan. 28 @ 6:00pm
Thursday, January 29 - Mrs. Debbie Vitez's Brownfield Remediation Presentation to Waterloo Region Council re: draft Regional Official Plan
Saturday, January 31 - Action Alert - Moraine Appeal Video and call out to contact Region
Tuesday, February 24 - Public debate on connection between taxes and poverty - March 6, 2009
Thursday, March 05 - Save the Waterloo Moraine - Ontario Municipal Board pre-hearing
Friday, March 06 - Media Coverage of today's pre hearing
Friday, April 03 - Greenbelt Alliance supports protection of the Waterloo Moraine
Sunday, April 12 - Celebrate Earth Week with a Waterloo Moriane Nature Walk - Saturday April 18
Tuesday, April 21 - Letter to City of Kitchener re: proposal to develop parklands
Monday, May 11 - Save the Waterloo Moraine Action Alert - Region of Waterloo Official Plan update
Tuesday, May 12 - Waterlooians.ca presentation to Waterloo Regional Council re: Official Plan Update - May 12, 2009
Saturday, May 16 - Rockin' with the Ragen' GRENies to protect the Grand River Watershed! Friday June 12, 2009
Sunday, June 21 - Waterlife - Princess Cinema - July 10-16
Thursday, July 23 - Waterlooians.ca gives the MoE an F- for their Review of the Waterloo Moraine
Thursday, July 30 - Waterlooians.ca open letter to the Minister of Environment re: MOE Moraine Review
Wednesday, August 05 - Hanlon Park Occupation in Guelph - Save it, don't pave it!
Saturday, August 08 - Waterlooians.ca letter to Province re: Provincial planning failures lead to Hanlon Creek Occupation
Saturday, August 08 - Dance to Save Hanlon Creek
Monday, August 17 - Save the Moraine Alert - Letter Writing Campaign - PLEASE CIRCULATE
Tuesday, September 29 - Politicians declare countryside off-limits to growth - Record local section Sept. 29, 2009
Monday, November 16 - Tree Huggers WANTED for the Santa Claus Day Parade this Saturday!
Wednesday, November 18 - Message to Waterloo Council re: connection of Columbia St. to the historic Wilmot Line
Friday, November 20 - Waterlooians.ca supports Help Urbanize the Ghetto (HUG) Waterloo
Thursday, November 26 - Waterlooians.ca supports intensification of Northdale as a Regional conservation solution
Monday, November 30 - Candle Light Vigil in Victoria Park, Kitchener for Action on Climate Change
Thursday, December 24 - Educational videos online - urban sprawl destroying the Waterloo Moraine
 2008
Saturday, January 19 - 100.3 CKMS is part of Waterloo Region's social fabric
Monday, February 04 - McNally Lands - Feb. 4, 2008 Waterloo City Council Meeting - DS 07 66
Tuesday, February 05 - A wacky week for Moraine weather and a wonderful week for Moraine conservation!
Monday, February 11 - McNally Lands Update - driveway not protected
Saturday, February 23 - Save the Moraine - Ontario Municipal Board Hearing - THIS WEDNESDAY Feb 27 at 10:30am
Thursday, February 28 - Support Lousiette Lanteigne's Ontario Municipal Board appeal to save the Waterloo Moraine
Wednesday, April 30 - Greenbelt Consultation
Monday, May 05 - Waterlooians.ca presentation to Waterloo City Council - McNally Lands and North Waterloo Sub-Watershed Study
Sunday, May 25 - 26 Hour Waterloo Moraine Move-athon June 21-22
Monday, June 09 - Grooving and Movin for the Moraine with DJ All You Can Eat Pete and DJ Patchouli - June 21-22 @ Huether Hotel Kent Room
Saturday, June 14 - Ugrent Action Alert - Letter Writing to Save the Waterloo Moraine - Please circulate
Monday, June 23 - Movin and Groovin for the Waterloo Moraine - Thank YOU Note
Wednesday, June 25 - "Local environmentalists redouble their efforts for water protection" from the June 25, 2008 Waterloo Chronicle
Thursday, July 17 - "City moves forward with new library" from the Waterloo Chronicle
Wednesday, July 23 - Save Waterloo's West Side Lands - July 24, 2008
Wednesday, August 06 - Call out for submissions - community education material
Saturday, August 09 - Jammin' for the Waterloo Moraine
Saturday, September 27 - Open letter to Party Leaders re: groundwater contamination
Monday, September 29 - Source Water Protection Meetings - Grand River Watershed
Sunday, October 05 - Waterloo Moraine Alert - Protect Doon South, Kitchener - Please circulate
Thursday, October 09 - Open Letter to the Record - Request to respond to disinformation and unbalanced article "Woman loses battle at OMB"
Thursday, October 09 - Open Letter against urban sprawl to Provincial Government
Friday, October 10 - Open letter to Federal Party Leaders re: conserving Lake Erie tributaries in the Grand River Watershed
Tuesday, October 28 - Action Alert - Save the Waterloo Moriane - West Side Lands Waterloo Ontario Municipal Board
Wednesday, November 05 - Upcoming CIGI Lecture - "World Water Crisis: New Approaches to Sustainable Water Management"
Tuesday, November 11 - Environmental Commissioner concerned by urban sprawl on the Waterloo Moraine
Monday, November 17 - Flow: For Love of Water @ Princess Cinema Nov. 26 - 30
Sunday, December 07 - March against Climate Change - Waterloo Park TODAY
Sunday, December 28 - THE CITY OF WATERLOO ENVIRONMENTAL STRATEGY Open House _ Questionnaire
 2007
Tuesday, January 09 - Protect the McNally Lands
Tuesday, January 09 - Waterloo City Council a step closer to including McNally property in Region's ESL
Wednesday, January 10 - Waterlooians.ca spokesperson on Sturgeon in the Morning - 98.5 CKWR
Thursday, January 11 - OMB prehearing newscoverage on 98.5 CKWR Sturgeon in the Morning show Friday January 12, 2007 @ 7:15am
Wednesday, January 17 - Waterloo Chronicle coverage of OMB pre-hearing
Sunday, January 21 - Waterloo Moraine Myspace
Wednesday, January 24 - Natural Heritage and Source Water Protection alert - McNally lands - Waterloo City Council meeting Monday Janaury 29th, 2007
Thursday, January 25 - McNally lands ALERT - Waterloo City Council - Monday January 27, 2007
Sunday, January 28 - You be the judge
Monday, January 29 - McNally lands presentation to Waterloo City Council - Janaury 29, 2007
Tuesday, January 30 - Press Release - McNally lands
Saturday, February 03 - Sarah Harmer - Alternatives Journal Benefit - March 8 2007
Sunday, February 11 - McNally/Owens Lands Media Alert
Sunday, February 18 - Waterloo to approve $1,688,257 water budget deficit @ Feb 19 meeting
Sunday, February 25 - Message from Friends of Hidden Valley
Wednesday, February 28 - Region of Waterloo Budget Committee Meeting tonight
Saturday, March 03 - Infrastructure deficit paralyzes Region and Municipal governments
Wednesday, March 07 - K-W Discovery Day: Environmental Awareness with LSFL
Monday, March 12 - Kitchener and Region MUST save Hidden Valley
Wednesday, March 14 - Conservation and preservation are the solution, no need for pipeline
Friday, March 23 - Action needed to protect the Pileated Woodpecker on the Waterloo Moraine
Saturday, March 24 - Waterlooians.ca letter to RoW rapid transit project team
Monday, April 09 - Record article demonstrates need for stronger CONSERVATION and PRESERVATION policies
Wednesday, April 11 - Wilmot Line ALERT
Monday, April 16 - Radiant City - Princess Cinema - April 27- 30
Friday, April 27 - SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT re: Waterloo Moraine
Wednesday, May 02 - Save the Waterloo Moraine: internet poll and article from the May 2, 2007 Record.
Sunday, May 06 - Government must act to protect the Waterloo Moriane
Tuesday, May 08 - Move to Define: Real Women - downtown Kitchener June 1, 2007 from 6:00-11:00pm
Tuesday, May 22 - Save the WILMOT LINE - open house May 24, 2007
Wednesday, May 23 - Save the Moraine - May 23 @ 7:00pm - Waterloo Regional Council
Friday, May 25 - News Release from Andrew Telegdi MP
Friday, May 25 - Part II order requested for University of Waterloo Enviro-Reserve
Monday, June 04 - Waterlooians.ca new community education pamphlet - Call for submissions
Sunday, June 10 - City of Kitchener Staging of Development Report 2007 post 2008 (DTS-07-083 and addendum)
Monday, June 11 - Save the Forbes Wetland - Cambridge Ontario
Thursday, June 28 - Letter to 98.5 CKWR
Friday, June 29 - Will the GOVERNMENT protect Hidden Valley?
Friday, June 29 - Will the GOVERNMENT protect the Waterloo Moraine on the northwest corner of Waterloo
Tuesday, July 03 - Save the Waterloo Moraine - northwest corner of Waterloo
Wednesday, July 04 - Regional Council meeting re: northwest corner of Waterloo TONIGHT
Thursday, July 05 - Door to door campaign launch: Save the Waterloo Moraine: protect source water and natural heritage
Wednesday, July 11 - Waterloo Council motion reduces delegation time for July 23, 2007 meeting
Sunday, July 15 - ACTION ALERT - July 23, 2007 - Waterloo City Council @ educational pamphlet - PLEASE CIRCULATE
Tuesday, July 24 - Tell PLAN IT Waterloo save it, don't pave it!
Saturday, July 28 - Six Nations Confederacy information request
Monday, August 06 - Waterloo City Council information meeting for Regional Planning Commissioner - July 23, 2007 REVIEW
Thursday, August 09 - Waterlooians.ca SAVE THE MORAINE provincial campaign
Monday, October 01 - Water, natural heritage, and agricultural lands Provincial Election ALERT - VOTE OCTOBER 10, 2007
Saturday, October 06 - Provincial election - Letter to the editor - re: agricultural, water, and natural heritage protection
Wednesday, October 10 - Open letter to the newly elected Provincial government - agricultural, source water, and natural heritage protection NEEDED
Tuesday, October 16 - Even grade school children appreciate the need to save Hidden Valley
Tuesday, October 23 - New documents disclosed by Region re: borehole data conflict with staff comments
Wednesday, November 21 - Save the Waterloo Moraine - 2008 New Years Wish
 2006
Saturday, May 13 - Bushmen celebrate past
Saturday, June 10 - NHARO! presents San Art of the Kalahari
Sunday, July 30 - All sides in land dispute expect lengthy battle
Thursday, August 03 - PROTECT HIDDEN VALLEY ALERT - Kitchener
Sunday, August 06 - Group still fighting for Hidden Valley
Wednesday, August 16 - Waterloo residents should battle moraine plans
Thursday, September 14 - ALERT - IMPORTANT Regional Council meeting Wednesday September 27, 2006
Wednesday, September 20 - Region of Waterloo Council
Tuesday, September 26 - From B6 of the Tuesday September 26, 2006 KW Record:
Thursday, September 28 - WATER ALERT UPDATE - Has the tide turned?
Friday, September 29 - Letter to the editor from the September 29, 2006 KW Record
Sunday, October 01 - address groundwater and natural heritage protection
Wednesday, October 04 - West side decision delayed until 2007
Monday, October 09 - WATER ALERT - Waterloo Region Meeting @7:00pm
Sunday, October 15 - door-to-door and mass media campagin
Tuesday, October 17 - 24 dance-athon to protect important groundwater
Tuesday, October 17 - Waterlooians.ca groundwater alert educational flyer
Wednesday, October 25 - Waterlooians.ca groundwater protection campaign below
Monday, October 30 - 25 hours and 7 minutes of dancing to save the Waterloo Moraine
Wednesday, November 01 - Shake your booty
Thursday, November 02 - Response to Don Corbett
Tuesday, November 07 - Land-use meetings set for January
Monday, November 20 - First Wonderful Waterloo Water Tour.
Monday, November 27 - Wonderful Waterloo Water Tour update and consultant response to community education flyer
Saturday, December 02 - Member of Parliament Andrew Telegdi press release and second opinion article by Waterloo Councillor
Wednesday, December 06 - Local media coverage re: development in Waterloo
Wednesday, December 06 - Water Guardians Network - for immediate release
Thursday, December 07 - "Moraine's long-term health endangered by development" Kitchener-Waterloo Record Dec. 7. 2006
Wednesday, December 13 - School children want Hidden Valley saved for the future
Friday, December 22 - Closing the groundwater protection implementation gap
Saturday, December 23 - To Waterloo City Council - Deer sighting in threatened ESPA 19
Thursday, December 28 - The nature of water
 2005
Wednesday, January 05 - Non-Violence Festival - this Sunday - Waterloo Park Bandshell
Monday, January 31 - A case of nature versus nurture
Tuesday, February 01 - Source of chemical that closed Kitchener wells remains a mystery
Thursday, February 10 - Environmentalists take signed petition to province
Monday, February 14 - Grab your binoculars and join the bird hunt
Monday, March 07 - Waterloo charges for study copies
Monday, April 04 - Put environment, safety first, developers told
Saturday, April 23 - Library eyes funding hike
Saturday, April 23 - Environmental and Labour Law Infringements in Waterloo Region
Saturday, April 23 - Brown water safe, city says
Tuesday, May 10 - Developer threatens activist with legal action over telling web site
Thursday, June 16 - Celebrations of Diversity. Nharo presents two upcoming events!
Thursday, July 28 - Region protects crucial wells
Wednesday, August 24 - Council approves controversial development; environmental protests fall by the wayside
Monday, August 29 - Nature Walk on the Waterloo Moraine - September 3rd
Monday, September 19 - Waterloo City Council through Nancy Gehl
Thursday, September 22 - Subdivision proposals still under civic attack
Monday, October 17 - Water wars Past, present and future issues surrounding our groundwater
Monday, November 07 - Second Annual Waterlooians.ca Ladies Late Luncheon
Monday, December 05 - Waterloo wants to see changes made to region's proposed ESL policy plan
 2004
Monday, February 02 - Bicycle Circus
Tuesday, March 09 - Tooker Gomberg
Tuesday, May 04 - Think before you spray!
Monday, June 14 - Speakers on renewable energy and energy conservation
Tuesday, June 15 - Proposed development destructive, costly, and foolish
Tuesday, June 29 - Columbia St. further onto the Waterloo moraine
Wednesday, June 30 - Columbia extension gets the green light
Saturday, July 03 - Waterloo charges for study copies
Sunday, July 04 - Waterloo road fight not over
Monday, July 05 - Environmentalists care
Tuesday, July 06 - Let people debate Columbia Street extension
Friday, July 09 - Growth is over-rated
Saturday, July 10 - Waterloo errs in extending Columbia Street
Tuesday, July 13 - Appeal to stop road gets frosty reception
Monday, July 19 - The citys environmental impact
Wednesday, July 21 - 'Last-chance' growth plan puts transit back on rails
Thursday, July 22 - Irresponsible government
Tuesday, July 27 - This decision is absurd
Thursday, July 29 - Committee won't seek review of road near water source
Thursday, August 05 - Fellow Water Drinkers
Saturday, September 04 - Submission made to Provincial Environment Minister
Thursday, October 14 - COMMUNITY ALERT: Support resident of Green Acre Park
Friday, October 15 - PAVE IT AND FORGET IT
Sunday, October 17 - Water wars Past, present and future issues surrounding our groundwater
Tuesday, October 19 - Waterloo Moraine Information Sheet
Thursday, October 28 - Growth on west side worries area residents
Thursday, October 28 - Protect water sources
Saturday, October 30 - T.O. greenbelt plan means growth here
 2003
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