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STUDY SAYS WIND TURBINES DON’T AFFECT PROPERTY VALUES

New research by the University of Guelph says wind turbines have not had much effect on local property vaues. Researchers studied thousands of sales of farms and homes in Ontario’s Melancthon Township from 2002 to 2010, an area with one … read more

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STOPPED MEGA QUARRY GARNERS MORE POSITIVE REACTION

New Democrat M-P’s say they’re pleased the company behind a proposed mega quarry north of Toronto near Shelburne, has withdrawn its application. The M-P’s say they helped Melancthon Township residents fight the quarry project, arguing it would have destroyed prime farmland and … read more

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Maria Burton

Goldhawk Fights Back: Plans are underway for another happening involving thousands of people opposed to the Megaquarry in Melancthon Township. Sports events organizer Maria Burton describes Stomp the Megaquarry, coming up this summer. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Kim Palacios

Goldhawk Fights Back: Digging a giant hole in Melancthon Township might not represent a good investment for the owner of the project, the Baupost Hedge Fund, of Boston. Kim Palacios, a regular contributor to ValueWalk.com, a website for experienced and sophisticated investors, comments on the financial viability of the megaquarry.… read more

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Gary Hunter

Gary Hunter, of Hunter & Associates, discusses his hydrogeological and environmental report outlining the reasons the proposed Mega Quarry in Melancthon should not go ahead.… read more

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Mega Quarry Protest

Today on GFB we play back some audio clips from an event that Dale and Mary participated in, to protest a proposed mega quarry in Melancthon Township.… read more

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Melancthon Deputy Mayor

Melancthon Deputy Mayor Darren White discusses the first rally to stop the quarry at Jim & Marian Black’s barn in Melancthon Township.… read more

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Quarry Site Protest March

Mark Calzavara from Council of Canadians, calls from the protest march to the proposed quarry site in Melancthon Township.… read more

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Sylvia Jones

Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon discusses her request of the Minister of Natural Resources to extend the deadline for comments on the quarry application in the Township of Melancthon.… read more

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Cheryl Dawdry

Cheryl Dawdry, a concerned citizen and former Ingersoll quarry area resident shares her experience of living near a quarry. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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