Comment of Sharon Hart to PEC Council, November 26, 2019

Sharon Hart: Hi. My name is Sharon Hart. I was not prepared to stand up here … Paul, my partner Paul usually does that piece of the work. I’m more of a chain – I would chain myself to a statue or something – not that I’m going to. I did want to get up […]

Comment of Carlin Thompson to PEC Council, November 26, 2019

My name is CarlinThompson. I’m speaking to Deputation 7.4 – in support of it. I am an educator. I’ve worked in an Indigenous community for a number of years. My niece lives in Prince Edward County and she is an Indigenous girl. I am concerned about what glorifying characters of history like John A. Macdonald […]

Comment of Annette McIntosh to PEC Council, November 26, 2019

Hello, my name is Nat McIntosh. I’m speaking to Item 7.4, Paul Allen’s deputation that Council should defer the re-installation of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue until there’s been further opportunity for residents in the County to learn of this pending change in our common space, and to share their perspectives with Council. I […]

Comment of Angela Lammes to PEC Council, November 26, 2019

Hello, my name is Angela Lammes and I’m speaking to Item 7.4. I agree with Paul Allen that Council should defer the re-installation of the Macdonald “Holding Court” statue until there’s been further opportunity for residents in the County to learn of this pending change in our common space, and to share their perspectives with […]

Deputation of Paul Allen to PEC Council, November 26, 2019

Paul Allen: Good evening, Mr. Mayor and Councillors. Paul Allen: I want to thank you all first for giving me an opportunity this evening to share my concerns about the municipality’s plan to re-install the Macdonald “Holding Court” statue on Picton Main Street in the near future, as I understand it. I also wanted to […]

WCIA also has distinguished legacy in Prince Edward County

Letter to the Editor, The Picton Gazette, September 19, 2019. Fair and democratic process took a hit at the September 10th council meeting when the Greer Pit application was approved. Council was clearly struggling with the lack of testing and content with the Greer pit application. Local residents and our Association are rightly concerned that […]

Background Document – August 27, 2019

[PDF] Application for Official Plan and Zoning By-Law AmendmentsPaul and Sandi Greer, Greenridge Asparagus Farm1002 Ridge Road, Picton Background In 2016, Paul and Sandi Greer purchased Greenridge Asparagus Farm at 1002 Ridge Road. It has been a well- known asparagus farm for many years. The farm is located in a rural area 7 km south […]

Protecting Water vs Extracting Aggregate (in the Press)

Some excellent coverage on protecting water vs extracting aggregate in the local countryside has appeared in the press, including: Ridge Road doesn’t need another aggregate pit – Ilona Anderson, Letter to the Editor, The Picton Gazette, December 13, 2017. Picton watershed saved – Federation of Ontario Naturalists – Seasons Fall 1999.