Aggregate Resources Act Review Begins Monday May 7, 2012
They don’t mine too much aggregate in Toronto, but that’s where the provincial government’s review of the Aggregate Resources Act (ARA) will be exclusively held.
As a result, Dufferin-Caledon MPP Sylvia Jones has expressed her outrage that the Liberal and NDP members of the Standing Committee on General Government reviewing the ARA have opted to set up shop in The Big Smoke, and set aside four days for public participation.
“I’m concerned that municipalities, industry representatives and residents most familiar with aggregates, residing in communities where aggregate extraction occurs, will be left out of the process,” Jones said in a news release. “We have an obligation to hear from the experts and they don’t live in Toronto.”
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Posted in the "Orangeville Banner", May 4, 2012
Hearing dates: May 7, 2012, May 9, 2012, May 14, 2012 & May 16, 2012.
Agendas for hearing dates.
Why the rush? Not much warning and little time allowed for public participation.