THE FIGHT IS NOT OVER

June 12, 2017 - The Ontario Municipal Board held its first Pre-Hearing Conference [PHC], and all the parties/participants have been identified.  A second PHC has been scheduled for Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10am.  A third PHC has been scheduled for Friday, April 13, 2018 at 10am.  The actual OMB hearing has also been scheduled and will commence on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 10am, and continue for approximately 90 hearing days.

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REGION OF PEEL OPPOSES THE NORVAL QUARRY APPLICATION

SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 - The Region of Peel has officially passed a motion to oppose the Norval Quarry application.  They will be a party at the upcoming OMB hearing.  The residents, and members of Pit-Stop, would like to thank Regional Council & Regional Staff.

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BRAMPTON PLANNING COMMITTEE REJECTS BRAMPTON BRICK'S NORVAL QUARRY APPLICATION

SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 - Excellent turnout by the community! A full Council Chambers + 75 additional downstairs in the lobby. Planning committee agreed to turn down the Norval quarry application. A great result for all. Thanks to all those that came out in support! A copy of the Recommendation Report can be viewed/downloaded by clicking here.

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Of the 1.8 Million Acres of Protected Greenbelt Land in Ontario, only 577 Acres are in Brampton.

That's only 0.03206% of the total Greenbelt area in the Province

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Relatively small & scarce, Brampton's Greenbelt area performs a critical ecological function. This area follows the Credit River watershed and its tributaries and wetlands, but is under stress from growing urban development. The Credit River is cold water fish habitat, a wildlife movement corridor, within a Provincially significant wetland. The Greenbelt around Norval is in close proximity to the growing urban areas of North West Brampton & Georgetown, and performs a significant ecological function. Locating a quarry in this area is not a good choice of sites.

The proposed aggregate extraction area is in close proximity to the historic Village of Norval, a recognised tourism area, and an existing community.