Deadline Tonight! Stop Bill 66 Environmental Destruction

By 11:59 p.m. tonight, say NO to the PC Government on Bill 66. 

Click here https://ero.ontario.ca/notice/013-4293 to submit your comments

This deadline is for public submissions.  The protest is not over.  It won’t be over until the Bill is defeated.   

Ian Sinclair brought a motion forward to defeat Bill 66 on Jan. 15th. The BCO delegated in support of Councilor Sinclair. 
The Council voted and was tied 4 – 4 when Nick deBoer broke the tie.  Unfortunately, it was defeated 5-4. 
After public outcry, Council deferred the decision until the Second Reading of the Bill. 

Keep the pressure going.  Send emails and letters to the Town of Caledon Councilors and MPP who agree with Bill 66.
Send to Nick.deBoer@Caledon.ca, Jennifer.Innis@Caledon.ca, Johanna.Downey@Caledon.ca, Christina.Early@Caledon.ca, Sylvia.Jones@pc.ola.ca, Allan.Thompson@Caledon.ca, Ian.Sinclair@Caledon.ca, Annette.Groves@Caledon.ca, Lynn.Kiernan@Caledon.ca, todd.smithco@pc.ola.org, steve.clark@pc.ola.org, PlanningConsultation@ontario.ca

Click here to automatically open an email to the councillors

These councillors support the position that Bill 66 is not acceptable:  Ian Sinclair, Lynn Kiernan, Annette Groves and Tony Rosa. 

Stay tuned.  More information and next steps will follow:  www.Belfountain.ca 

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Paramedic Information Session Ward 1 – Jan 19th – 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

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Aggregate Rehabilitation Master Plan for Belfountain, Cataract, Caledon Village & Alton areas – Jan 23rd 6:30pm

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Tonight Town of Caledon Motion Regarding Bill 66

Tonight at the 7pm Town of Caledon council meeting, Ian Sinclair Councillor of Ward 1 will be presenting a motion regarding Bill 66

Come out and hear what your newly elected council have to say about safeguarding our water, farmland, forests, nature and health.

Town of Caledon

6311 Old Church Road
Caledon, ON L7C 1J6

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Urgent and Important! Save our Water, Greenbelt, Farmland, Oak Ridges Moraine

The BCO is hosting an urgent and important meeting this Wednesday, January 16th 7pm – 9pm to help us understand the impacts of proposed Bill 66.

Bill 66 opens up Ontario’s Greenbelt for factory, retail and residential development, undermines drinking water protection rules and guts rules that help industry reduce the release of toxic chemicals. At a time when Ontarians need forward-thinking government action, Bill 66 basically takes us back 40 years.

The existing legislation was put in place by all parties, Conservative, Liberal and NDP, over the last 30 plus years. Premier Ford’s campaign promised to leave the Greenbelt intact and the subsequent reversal of position shows a blatant disrespect of Ontarians. Bill 66 puts the health of everyone at risk. The health of our region depends on valuing our farms, forests, clean water sources and nature.

Meeting: The Belfountain School Gymnasium, 17247 Shaws Creek Road (South of Bush Street)

When: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 7pm – 9pm
Speaker: Pauline Thornham – The Green Party of Ontario

Pauline was the GPO candidate in the last two provincial elections. She obtained a Certificate in Environmental Conservation from the University of Guelph in January, 2011.

Pauline joined the Green Party of Ontario and Sierra Club Peel in 2010. She is now a member of the executive of the Sierra Club Peel. She is the GPO shadow cabinet Women’s Issues Critic, and is the female Horseshoe Region representative on the GPO Provincial Executive.

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Updated Agenda BCO AGM Thurs Jan 24th

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BCO AGM 2019 – Thurs. Jan. 24 2019 7:00PM

Nomination Form:
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Caledon Paramedic Information Sessions

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BCO 2019 AGM Agenda – Thursday January 24th

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Town of Caledon Budget – Please Get Involved

The Town of Caledon has published its budget for 2019.  They are asking for residents to get involved.

There is an online survey to have your say and let them know what infrastructure areas should be a priority for the Town in the future.

We encourage you to complete this survey.

For Belfountain, BCO would like our community hall to have an accessible entry for individuals with disabilities and portable water.

Please take the time to review the budget and complete the survey.

https://www.caledon.ca/en/townhall/budget.asp

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