On Sunday June 22, 2014, David Donnelly joined Margaret Atwood and the Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association (“MRA”) in asking Premier Wynne to close the Midhurst development loophole. David spoke at the “Celebration of Rural Living”, along with Margaret Atwood, Shirley Boxen (Food and Water First), and Sandy Buxton (MRA), emceed by Dale Goldhawk. Listen to David’s remarks here.
Midhurst, a small village in the Township of Springwater (north of Barrie), is home to about 3,500 people. In January 2013, the Province added a new provision to the regulation implementing the Places to Grow Act, making room for an additional 25,000 people on prime agricultural land, upstream of the Minesing Wetlands, a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance.
Learn more about the proposed development here.