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To Fight or Not to Fight?

 

Making the decision to fight a proposed aggregate operation in Ontario is not to be taken lightly.  Since the Ontario government is the primary user, legislation is written to favour the industry with easy, accessible and inexpensive product availability.

 

Fighting the aggregate companies and levels of government is not easy and it’s not cheap.

 

Spending significant time, money and creativity to keep your world unchanged is exhausting.  Know that your fight could take 10 years or more.

 

Take heart!  There are success stories …

 

Inspiration (most recent first)

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2018-06-18

Kawartha411.ca

Dewdney Mountain Farm gives up fight for mega quarry near Bobcaygeon

 

 

 

Opponents cost: $200,000

 

AO Info - Ledge Road/Dewdney Mountain

 

2013-03-09

Thespec.com

Carlisle quarry proposal is dead

 

 

Daniel Nolan

FORCE

Proposed Flambourgh quarry denied through a Minister’s Zoning Order and withdrawn after 10-year battle

 

AO Info - Flamborough proposal

 

2013-07-15

CBC News

Woolwich's 'kissing' bridge landscape spared from gravel pit

- Capital Paving, application to open a gravel pit within 180m of the West Montrose covered bridge – application closed

- West Montrose Residents’ Association Inc. / Bridgekeepers (article)

 

Environmental Bill Registry #010-4536

 

2012-11-21

Nov. 23, 2012 Toronto Star

Victory over ‘mega quarry’ bittersweet for the farmers of Melancthon

 

 

Jessica McDiarmid / Jayme Poisson

 

Proposed Mega-Quarry in Melancthon – application withdrawn. 

 

Opponents cost: $200,000+ $1 million in pro bono advertising

 

AO Info – Melancthon Mega Quarry

 

2012-10-11

InsideHalton.com

Nelson Quarry expansion denied

AO Info - Mount Nemo

 

2010-11-15

TheStar.com

OMB kills Rockfort quarry proposal

In Caledon, denied after 13-year fight (article)

 

2009-09-23

Simcoe.com

Site 41 plan trashed … for good

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Disclaimer: This information has been compiled through private amateur research for the purpose of allowing the reader to make an informed and educated decision.  However, while the information is believed to be reliable, accuracy cannot be guaranteed.

 

 

 

 


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