No Place for a Quarry

Economic Impact Study – June 2019

By on June 12, 2019

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Noise Impact Review – June 2019

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Letter from the Mayor of Bancroft

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Open Editorial Letter to Bancroft Times – June 2019

By on June 12, 2019

From Madeleine Marentette, Founder & President Grail Springs Retreat Centre for Wellbeing Inc – Bay Lake Road, Bancroft, Ontario  Environmental Protection, Healthy Tourism Careers – Left in the Dust For 25 years Grail Springs Retreat Centre for Wellbeing has operated

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Will your Favourite Bancroft Businesses Get Hurt by the Freymond/Fowler Quarry?

By on May 14, 2019

I don’t know about you, but after a solid bike ride with friends in the Bancroft area, there is nothing I love more than being able to drop into The Granite or the Bancroft Brewery. I know my bike will

How Much Noise from the Proposed Bancroft Quarry will Bother You?

By on May 4, 2019

The proposed Freymond-Fowler quarry has spent significant time assuring the public that blasting will only occur 3 to 5 times a year. This is supposed to make us feel better about the noise from blasting. But keep in mind that

Exactly HOW MANY Gravel Trucks per hour will be coming out of the proposed Freymond-Fowler Bancroft Quarry?

By on April 30, 2019

It’s Spring, and as per usual, the road at the corner of Bay Lake road and Hwy 62 is in rough shape. In fact, thanks to high traffic from transport and lumber trucks, that road junction is always in rough

How Far Away Do you Need to be Safe from Flyrock?

By on April 17, 2019

You’re going to watch this video and feel like nothing is happening and you are totally safe – but wait for it. Then I want you to imagine that camera was you driving in your car. For some reason, other

Caledon Quarry Economic Impact Study Show Net Economic Loss For All Communities In The Vicinity

By on April 13, 2019

The economic impact study of the Caledon quarry results shows a net economic loss for the communities in the vicinity of the quarry. Can we assume the same is true for what the Freymond-Fowler Quarry will do to Bancroft and

Why the proposed location of the quarry does not make sense from a scientific perspective

By on April 12, 2019

As a research scientist in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Toronto, I was surprised to learn of the location of Freymond’s proposed quarry site simply because it does not make sense from a hydrological, ecological or

The Potential Financial Impacts of the Proposed Rockfort Quarry

By on April 10, 2019

Learn about the potential financial impacts of the  proposed Rockfort quarry by clicking the image below and view the complete document. Please share & like us 🙂

Letter to Hastings Planning

By on April 7, 2019

To learn more about the legal letter to Hastings Planning, please click the image to view the complete document. Please share & like us 🙂

Letter to Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport

By on April 5, 2019

October 18, 2018 David Garland CPA, CA, CMA Chief of Staff to the Honourable Sylvia Jones Minister’s Office Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport 900 Bay Street, 9th Floor, Hearst Block Toronto, ON M7A 2E1 C: 647-244-6215 “FOR THE PEOPLE”

Letter from Freymond Lumber

By on April 4, 2019

To read the letter from Freymond Lumber to the County of Hastings, please click the image to view the complete document. Please share & like us 🙂

Letter from Faraday Township

By on April 4, 2019

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Open Letter to Hastings County Planning Committee from Founder and President of Grail Springs Retreat Centre for Wellbeing

By on April 4, 2019

Bancroft, Ontario – March 19, 2019 My name is Madeleine Marentette. I am the founder and President of Grail Springs Retreat Centre for Wellbeing which lies adjacent to the Freymond/Fowler proposed quarry. We are part of a network of Bancroft