CCOB’s Paris Appeal Continues into 2017


The Concerned Citizen’s Of Brant appeal of the PTTW and ECA for CRH’s (formerly Dufferin Aggregates) gravel pit, on Watts Pond Road in Paris, continues into 2017 in front of the Environmental Review Tribunal at Brant County Council chambers.  The CCOB posted a schedule image to facebook to let us know when we could attend in support.

Source: Concerned Citizens of Brant’s Tribunal Schedule on facebook


Concerned Citizens of Brant Call Out for Support

The Concerned Citizens of Brant need our help

The Concerned Citizens of Brant (CCOB) in Paris are looking for support in the form of comments on a provincial posting on the Environmental Registry.

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Meeting TONIGHT on the future of Onondaga Hall

The Langford Conservancy is reaching out once again for support in their bid to take over Onondaga Hall, also referred to as the Onondaga Community Center (map).  The County has identified the property as surplus, and the Conservancy has offered for quite some time to assume stewardship of the property, and maintain it as a community facility for the area.  For the past number of months they have faced opposition.  The reason for this is unclear, but the Langford Conservancy perserveres, and can succeed with our help. Continue reading

Brantford: Town Hall on Hydro Privatization May 9 at 1pm

Town Hall on Hydro Privatization

This letter came in from Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath on the upcoming Town Hall on Hydro in Brantford on May 9
Although the timing conflicts with the Grand River Environmental Group’s Environmental Festival, this event doesn’t start until 1 p.m., so one could volunteer for the morning clean up and BBQ lunch and still attend this meeting afterwards.  You would have to leave the festival while the bands still play on.

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Greenbelt Review – Brantford Town Hall May 12

Greenbelt Town Hall PosterThe Langford Conservancy, Concerned Citizens of BrantGrand River Environmental Network, and Kairos, are actively promoting a Town Hall on the Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review of the Growth and Greenbelt Plans.  The event is being held by the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing at the Best Western, 19 Holiday Drive, Brantford, Ontario and is one of many being held across the province.  Doors will be open for the Town Hall at 6 p.m. and it will run until 9:00.

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