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Advocates for Memorial Park Share Thoughts on Draft Memorial Park Master Plan


The deadline for public feedback to the Memorial Park Master Plan is August 31, 2020. The plan can be viewed at: The Executive Summary is only seven pages and will give you a good overview. Submit your comments, even if it’s only a sentence or two, to Bradey Carbert ( Your voice can make a difference!

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Councillor Responds to Editor About New Library & Heritage

Dear Editor,

As Chair of our Heritage Committee and a member of the Meaford Public Library Board, I want to thank you for the points you raised in your (far too civil to be called a) Rant in the August 13th edition of The Meaford Independent. You raised exactly the kind of questions everyone would ask if they gave any thought to the issue.

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Neighbouring Resident Concerned About Proposed Pumped Storage Plant

Dear Editor,

I am a resident of Meaford and I live directly below where TC Energy is proposing to build a 375 acre storage dam (that’s approx. the size of 284 football fields) containing over 6 billion gallons of water for their Hydroelectric Pumped Storage Plant. There are hundreds of homes, farms, cottages, and livestock who live in what we have coined 'The Impact Zone'. We will be the most affected by this project should it move forward.

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