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Residents want “purest water” protected, get few answers at Dufferin meeting

Around 150 people packed the Wyebridge Community Centre last Tuesday September 19 to hear about plans to extract gravel from the Waverley Uplands, the recharge area for the “purest water in the world.” The Uplands are a key element of a natural filtration system that results in water that’s been repeatedly tested as cleaner than […]

Violet Kennedy

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Violet Kennedy on Tuesday September 19, 2017. Vi Kennedy walked through the doors of Askennonia Senior Centre 17 years ago and within weeks, was invited to let her name stand for the Board of Directors. Vi soon became Treasurer and eventually Vice-President.  In 2006, […]

A Threat To Our Drinking Water Re-Emerges

The meeting involving Dufferin Aggregate was very enlightening. Either the Dufferin people were very naive or just not wanting to show their cards. They had no idea about who was in the audience. They had no idea about collaboration. Certainly limited in knowledge or just faking it. Had no knowledge of the legal ramification of […]

Destroying The Waverley Uplands

An open letter: Dear Minister McGarry, I find it extremely unconscionable that your ministry has recently informed the Township of Tiny in a letter that it had consented to eight amendments to the site plan of the Beamish gravel pit. These included: · An increase in the depth of extraction · Allowing the importation into the […]

Midland’s Police Chief Responds To Roy Ellis’s Critiques

Roy Ellis shares his main talking points at the OPP Costing public meetings and has his facts taken apart one by one by Midland’s top cop. Clearly Roy was not expecting to have his points of view rebutted with facts. Watch and listen to his deputation and the followup by Midland Police Chief Michael Osborne. […]