Mar 4th, 2022
Ina and Keith Wood greet supporters after surrendering to police at the Southern Georgian Bay OPP detachment on Aug. 6. Police charged the couple with mischief in connection with the blockade at the County of Simcoe’s Site 41 landfill in Tiny Township. Charges laid against Site 41 protesters – ...
Mar 1st, 2022
Sue Godfrey outside the Nelson Aggregate quarry at Mount Nemo. “It’s not just about the quarry,” said Godfrey. “It’s about protecting this biosphere for generations to come.” JOHN RENNISON / THE HAMILTON SPECTATOR From the Toronto Star, February 25, 2022 By Noor Javed Every day for the past 35 years...
Feb 24th, 2022
Virtual meeting Tuesday March 1st at 12:00...
Feb 17th, 2022
By Joan Mizzi-Fry, Ramara Legacy Alliance 11,000 video taped reasons to stop a new quarry, OLT hearing starts February 22, 2022 RAMARA, ON – On Tuesday, February 22, 2022, the Ontario Land Tribunal will convene via video a land use hearing to evaluate the application of Fowler Construction Limi...
Feb 13th, 2022
The groundwater in Elmvale, Ont., is believed to be the cleanest in the world, but some residents and scientists are worried about the impact of nearby quarries. They are fighting for answers and accountability. Watch the TV documentary from CBC’s the National here. Also read the article: CBC N...
Feb 7th, 2022
More than 1500 people have signed the DAMN! petition (Demand A Moratorium Now!), calling for a moratorium on all new gravel mining approvals in Ontario. Have you? Sign The Petition Imagine the impact we could make together if we can get 5,000 people to show the Reform Gravel Mining Coalition some lo...
Feb 1st, 2022
Join the DAMN! Campaign We Demand A Moratorium Now on all new applications for gravel mining in Ontario, including interim orders and site plan amendments for mining below the water table or that increase licensed tonnages. The purpose of a moratorium is to allow time to conduct a broad consultation ...
Jan 30th, 2022
The unique water from the Alliston Aquifer Complex comes through artesian flows and springs with nearly imperceptible concentrations of contaminants such as chloride, nitrate, phosphate and various other trace elements. Photo Credit: By kozorog, stock.adobe.com From Environmental Science and Engineer...
Jan 17th, 2022
An aerial view of the Teedon Pit at 40 Darby Road in Tiny Township. From MidlandToday, January 13, 2022 By Derek Howard Payback can be sweet, whether figuratively or literally. During a recent committee of the whole meeting, Coun. Gibb Wishart brought forward resident correspondence relating to a let...
Jan 15th, 2022
New announcement on Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. via Zoom...