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Letters: Sharon Gaetz Was Out Of Order
UPDATED 04/07/12 – COMMENTS RECEIVED – Open Letter to FVRD Chair, Sharon Gaetz: On their insistence, I brought my 15 and 13-year-old daughters to a very important meeting to learn more about the Aggregate Pilot Project process
- Posted 347 days ago
Columns: Gravel Industry Has Inside Track … Public Not Invited
UPDATED 29/06/12 – MORE COMMENTS RECEIVED – By Mike Archer. Glen Thompson, of the Friends of the Chilliwack River Valley, said it all when he stood up at the public hearing in Chilliwack Tuesday night and told...
- Posted 355 days ago
Municipal Politics: FCA Reacts To Aggregate Pilot Project
On Tuesday, June 26, the Fraser Valley regional District (FVRD) held a public hearing into the proposed Aggregate Pilot Project, a plan negotiated with the gravel industry to allow gravel extraction from environmentally sensitive areas in the...
- Posted 357 days ago
Letters: APP Proponents Misleading Public
UPDATED 26/06/12 – COMMENTS RECEIVED – Dear Editor. Proponents of the Aggregate Pilot Project (APP) have two key talking points. One that we need gravel and the other that the APP was designed to reduce conflicts between...
- Posted 358 days ago
Issues: FVRD Directors Undermine Democracy – Citizens Association
By Walter Neufeld. Aggregate produced by BC pits and quarries is known as Conflict Gravel because the effects are so damaging to human health, well-being, drinking water , property values, fish and wildlife [Click On Image For...
- Posted 359 days ago
Columns: Rubber About To Hit The Road For Environmentalist Politicians – Patricia Ross, Sharon Gaetz
By Mike Archer. Every once in a while politicians have to stand up and be counted. June 26 is promising to be just such a moment for environmentalist politicians Patricia Ross and Sharon Gaetz.
- Posted 362 days ago
Guest Column: Rogue FVRD Director Speaks Out On APP
By Wendy Bales. There are times when Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) Media Releases are endorsed or voted on first by the whole Board. The media release was...
- Posted 364 days ago
Issues: Corporate Grab Of Crown Land
By Dehlia Simper. You only have to come to the community of Lake Errock here in the Fraser Valley to see what the removal of an entire mountain looks like by aggregate mining.
- Posted 365 days ago
Letters: APP Is A Hypocritical And Farcical Document
UPDATED 15/06/12 – COMMENTS RECEIVED – Dear Editor. Thank You Sharon Gaetz for the invitation to this meeting (below), and I’m sure I’m not alone in looking forward to some answers!
- Posted 368 days ago
Chilliwack News: Public Hearing On APP June 26
The Fraser Valley Regional District Board (FVRD) is holding a public information meeting for the purpose of sharing information with members of the public relating to the Aggregate Pilot Project (APP).
- Posted 371 days ago