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Jan 28th, 2020
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Tiny Township Council in session yesterday  AWARE News Nework Tiny Township Council last night voted to ask the Ontario government and the owner of quarries on the Simcoe Uplands near Waverley to await the findings of a study that will examine why the area’s groundwater is the purest to have be...
Jan 23rd, 2020
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Waverley Uplands  AWARE News Network There’s a process going on at the moment under the provincial Aggregate Resources Act (ARA) that involves the 178 objectors who registered their opposition to the proposed Teedon Pit extension. The proposal will involve increased aggregate extraction from an...
Jan 23rd, 2020
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The following is an Objector’s Response to a January 3 2020 letter from CRH Canada Group Inc. Objectors (there are 178) are those who registered in a process under the Aggregate Resources Act. Those who did not register can’t respond under this process but can continue to fight to protect...
Jan 23rd, 2020
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The following is an Objector’s Response to a January 3 2020 letter from CRH Canada Group Inc. Objectors (there are 178) are those who registered in a process under the Aggregate Resources Act. Those who did not register can’t respond under this process but can continue to fight to protect...
Jan 23rd, 2020
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from Ray Nason, Tiny Township I have several comments and have decided to send this email response to all the parties I originally included in my first two emails on March 22 and May 2 for continuity as I believe this “Notice”, while directed by the Provincial Government apparently as a prerequisite ...
Jan 23rd, 2020
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The following is an Objector’s Response to a January 3 2020 letter from CRH Canada Group Inc. Objectors (there are 178) are those who registered in a process under the Aggregate Resources Act. Those who did not register can’t respond under this process but can continue to fight to protect...
Jan 23rd, 2020
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The following is the text of a  letter from CRH Canada Group Inc. to objectors who registered under the Aggregate Resources Act. Those who did not register can’t file objections under this process but can continue to fight to protect the water in the political arena – local, provincial an...
Nov 12th, 2019
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Ontario Government bows to the aggregate industry, moves to block municipal efforts to protect groundwater News release from Environmental Defence, Ontario Nature, Wellington Waterwatchers and Gravel Watch Ontario Groups say the Ontario Government is putting the aggregate industry ahead of people. Th...
Nov 7th, 2019
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Teedon Pit – Erin Archer photo by Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror Tiny Township cottagers have joined in the fight against the Teedon Pit expansion. The Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations (FoTTSA) has acquired legal representation and will be seeking a moratorium on the expansion ...
Nov 4th, 2019
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Quarry truck traffic has huge impact on rural communities  ‘Clear display of industry demands versus community benefit and public interest’ AWARE News Network The Ford government’s clear lack of interest in the views of the public when it comes to charting the future of the aggregat...