The proposed Melancthon Mega Quarry is dead. At approximately 2,300 acres, the proposed quarry was 1/3 the size of Toronto. The people of Ontario have sent a strong message. We want laws that put water and food before aggregates. Ontario must close the loopholes that fail to protect clean water and preserve prime farmland.
This feature was produced by Samuel Greenfield, a student in Ryerson University's School of Journalism, in partnership with The Huffington Post Canada. An hour and a half north of Toronto, residents o...
The "occupiers" of Foodstock had been invited by the Canadian Chef's Congress' Michael Stadtlander, whose famous Eisenginn Farm restaurant is a few miles north, to demonstrate a very singular and simple demand: that the provincial and federal governments use all their powers to ensure a mega quarry is never dug.