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Thursday, September 10, 7 pm

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Special GET Council Meeting re MHS Planning Report

Date: 2015-09-10 12:00 AM

Rockmosa Community Hall, 74 Christie Street, Rockwood

​Everyone is encouraged to attend Special GET Council Meeting to receive Planning Report re JDCL re-zoning application for proposed Hidden Quarry Site

Friday, September 11​, 3 pm

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Nine 'n Dine for $99

2nd Annual CRC Golf Tournament ​

Date: 2015-09-11 12:00 AM

​​Turtle Creek Golf Club

11660 Guelph Line (just south of 20th Sideroad)

Campbellville, ON L0P 1B0

Join your neighbours for a friendly game!

Contact: Gail Stevens gailsusanstevens@gmail.com

Tuesday, September 15, 7 pm


GET Council Public Meeting re Re-zoning Report by MHS Consulting

Date: 2015-09-15 12:00 AM

Rockwood Community Hall, 74 Christie Street, Rockwood

CRC member attendance is crucial to make your views known on re-zoning and MHS  Planning Report conclusions.  

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The Concerned Residents Coalition is a community group formed to ensure a proper assessment of the Hidden Quarry risks. Click here to find out more.     
 

 

 

News

Rockwood May 24, 2015… In a delegation to Guelph Eramosa Township (GET) Council on Tuesday May 19, Greg Sweetnam, VP and spokesperson for James Dick Construction Limited (JDCL), applicant for the Hidden Quarry aggregate licence, announced “We believe further delays would not benefit either the Township or us, and we have applied to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) to have this application brought before it.”  He further cautioned GET Council, saying “We believe it would be very difficult and expensive for the town to mount credible opposition to the application at this point given the high degree of professional consensus from all corners.” 

The JDCL decision to refer the re-zoning decision to the OMB has been made despite the fact that GET Council is still in the process of its full review… full CRC Media Release. JDCL presentation to GET Council.

​MP Michael Chong has written to Dale Nicholson, Regional Director, Ecosystems Management in the Department of Fisheries and Oceans requesting a detailed review of the JDCL application in respect to the existing fish habitat in Brydson Creek.  In the fall of 2014 the Concerned Residents Coalition commissioned a study of Brydson Creek just south of the proposed quarry site.  Aquatic Ecologist Dr. Karl Schiefer’s report identified a thriving brook trout population in excellent cold water habitat in the Creek.  The Creek originates north of the proposed Hidden Quarry and flows through the Hidden Quarry site before crossing under Highway 7 into Halton Region/Milton... Letter from MP Chong to Fisheries Protection Program

​In a recent letter MPP Ted Arnott has written to the Honourable Bill Mauro, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry regarding the status of recommended changes to the Aggregate Resources Act.  This letter addresses some of the issues relevant to our region where more and more communities and natural environments are faced with applications for aggregate extraction.  Currently provincial policy is weighted very heavily in favour of the aggregate industry, as many of the submissions to the Aggregate Resources Act Review Committee demonstrated.... Letter-Ted-Arnott-to-Bill-Mauro-MNR-Aggregate-Resources-Act-2015-04-22.pdf

Click here for the pdf.

PETITION
CRC Stop Hidden QuarryMake your voice heard by signing this petition to STOP the Hidden Quarry. Sign Here...