Traffic, heritage and financing among chief concerns PICKERING -- Residents of Whitevale say they are battling on behalf of all Pickering residents in their continued fight against the impacts of the proposed Seaton development.
A group of residents from the north Pickering village are among the last objecting parties to the long-planned Seaton development, which will add nearly 37,000 new residents to the city's existing population of 95,000 in its first phase.
"A lot of people think we're just trying to protect Whitevale, but we're trying to protect Pickering," said resident Marion Thomas, who is leading the effort. "We're trying to get the rest of Pickering to wake up and realize this will affect them too; traffic affects everyone."
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