Shared: Protecting sources of clean water top priority for Simcoe North Green candidate
Creating more affordable housing, advancing a ‘green’ economy and protecting our natural resources are just a few of local Green Party candidate Valerie Powell’s top priorities.
The preservation of clean water has been brought to the forefront due to a local group protesting against a request to take water from a Tiny Township gravel pit.
Powell is happy to support this protest, as the request threatens an aquifer which supplies clean water to the region.
“The focus is on the Alliston aquifer, but it helps us to raise the issue of being aware and watching out for different threats to our water,” said Powell, noting the need to also ensure the preservation of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching.
Powell is entering her…