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Aberfoyle gravel pit expansion 'not in the public interest' says council Elora Fergus Today April 30, 2024
These Milton voters want the Campbellville Quarry scrapped CBC April 28, 2024
Tribunal says Town of Napanee and Keep Napanee Great not on hook for Tomlinson's legal fees Kingstonist April 25, 2024
Puslinch gravel pit operator gets expansion approval, seeks new pit Guelph Today April 24, 2024
CBM Aggregates applies for another gravel pit licence in Puslinch Wellington Advertiser April 19, 2024
Community near proposed quarry wants project crushed National Observer April 12, 2024
‘Keep his promise’: ACTION Milton heads to Queen’s Park to request quarry cancellation Inside Halton April 5, 2024
Niagara Falls residents continue to push for transparency on aggregate operations The Pointer April 2, 2024
Niagara Falls taking no position on moratorium, interim control bylaw requests for quarry development Niagara Falls Review March 22, 2024
Hearing date for challenge of Caledon’s moratorium on new quarries set for early September The Pointer March 18, 2024
800-acre blasting quarry could hurt local Caledon businesses and tourism industry The Pointer February 25, 2024
Blasting quarry would expose Cataract residents to unhealthy levels of air pollution, new analysis suggests The Pointer February 23, 2024
Air quality discussed at recent community meeting on proposed Caledon quarry The Hamilton Spectator February 22, 2024
'We are saying no': Manitoba refuses licence for controversial silica sand extraction project CTV News February 16, 2024
Fishing club aims to inspire next generation of conservationists Caledon Citizen February 15, 2024
With 175-acre gravel pit pending, Niagara Falls council passes up enhanced oversight of aggregate industry The Pointer February 9, 2024
Niagara Falls to review request for moratorium on quarry developments Niagara Falls Review February 6, 2024
LETTER: Aggregate official offers up 'standard industry spin' Barrie Today February 6, 2024
Country living proves less than idyllic for Oro-Medonte resident Orillia Matters February 4, 2024
Rock on: Simcoe County leads the way in aggregate production Barrie Today February 3, 2024
The OLT decides what gets built in Ontario. Insiders say it’s broken The Trillium February 1, 2024
Milton residents taking ACTION against reopening of quarry in Campbellville In Halton January 31, 2024
Caledon residents and community working group at wits' end over process to control gravel industry The Pointer January 25, 2024
Province allowing aggregate operators to run circles around it, failing to enforce legislation, Auditor General finds The Pointer January 22, 2024
McSweeney: Ontario's gravel industry is not getting a free pass Ottawa Citizen January 22, 2024
‘Context’ on [Auditor General's] report Wellington Advertiser January 18, 2024
An alarming truth: management of aggregate resources is in crisis The Standard January 18, 2024
Blais: Ontario shouldn't be giving the gravel industry a free pass Ottawa Citizen January 15, 2024
Un projet de carrière de gravier inquiète des groupes environnementaux Radio-Canada January 11, 2024
Quarry threatens ‘honey pot’ for Blanding's turtles: Opponents January 8, 2024
3,400 violations for Ontario aggregate industry: Report CTV London January 8, 2024
Ontario Auditor General's damning report on aggregate industry confirms local concerns Waterloo Record January 5, 2024
Waterloo Region residents faced a rocky road battling gravel pits in 2023 Waterloo Record December 31, 2023
Auditor General’s report on aggregate finds "limited enforcement" of industry transgressions Caledon Citizen December 21, 2023
Aggregate giant taking Caledon to land tribunal over looming blasting quarry battle The Pointer November 30, 2023
Caledon continues to lag behind on critical aggregate studies; residents take lead in quarry opposition The Pointer November 8, 2023
The Impact is Forever Caledon Citizen October 26, 2023
Local field naturalists club hosting talk on gravel mining reform Midland Today October 12, 2023
Burlington prepared to fight Mount Nemo quarry expansion In Halton October 5, 2023
Maple farmer worries proposed gravel pit will decimate family business CBC October 3, 2023
Land outside Kitchener’s urban boundary is being sold as a long-term development project. There’s only one problem: it’s already protected Waterloo Record October 2, 2023
Petition asks Burlington council to help fight Nelson quarry expansion Burlington Today September 29, 2023
Quarry expansion is back on the table Hamilton Spectator September 28, 2023
Caledon council extends pause on gravel pit applications by another year Caledon Enterprise September 28, 2023
'No need for new pits, quarries in Ontario': Caledon residents raise close to $60K during blasting quarry information night Caledon Enterprise September 28, 2023
CORE group to continue 'David and Goliath' battle against Burlington quarry expansion Halton Hills Today September 20, 2023
Burnt Lands tour covers all angle West Carleton Online September 19, 2023
Gravel truck hits school bus: 2 children, bus driver rushed to hospital CBC September 13, 2023
Niagara Falls residents oppose plans for open-pit quarry 280 metres from their homes CBC September 11, 2023
Should aggregate operations in Muskoka be allowed closer to lakes? Muskoka Region September 4, 2023
Decision could come this spring on controversial Bracebridge quarry expansion Bracebridge Examiner September 1, 2023
Residents gather for blasting quarry information night and fundraiser, collecting $50,000 in pledges Caledon Citizen August 31, 2023
Problems persist with Roszell Pit: report Wellington Advertiser August 25, 2023
Muskoka residents take on giant of Ontario’s ‘grey gold’ gravel industry The Breach August 22, 2023
Residents call for review after data from local gravel company used to justify expanding areas for aggregate extraction in Peel The Pointer August 19, 2023
Walker Aggregates looking to dig further down at Duntroon quarry August 3, 2023
Woolwich council concerned changes to Aggregate Resources Act will impact homeowners Waterloo Record August 1, 2023
'We may still get a pit but we still need to stand up': residents fight Petersburg sand pit approval Waterloo Record July 31, 2023
Gravel pit fight near Goderich, Ont. enters third year CTV London Jul 18, 2023
North Dumfries decides not to pause new gravel pit applications CTV Kitchener Jul 11, 2023
North Dumfries won’t pause approval of new gravel pits Toronto Star Jul 11, 2023
New gravel pits may be paused in North Dumfries Waterloo Region Record Jul 10, 2023
SON Water Walk 2023 planning underway Penticton Herald Jun 16, 2023
North Dumfries headed to Ontario Land Tribunal over Alps Road gravel pit application Waterloo Region Record Jun 9, 2023
The Hallman Pit: Another Threat to Southern Ontario’s Precious Farmland Ontario Nature Jun 2, 2023
Wilmot gravel pit approved despite community pushback CBC News May 31, 2023
Petersburg residents urge council to pause new aggregate pits for one year The Record May 23, 2023
Grandmothers giving voice to endangered turtles and more Anishinabek News Apr 10, 2023
“It’s a monster”: Community meeting being held about proposed quarry Caledon Citizen Apr 5, 2023
Gravel industry arguments don’t hold water The Record Mar 30, 2023
A Stony Silence? Sarah Harmer, Graham Flint and Greg Sweetman debate the call for a moratorium on gravel mining. 905er Podcast Mar 21, 2023
The Environmental Urbanist episode for 2022-03-22 The Environmental Urbanist Mar 21, 2023
New highways need gravel from GTA quarries. Residents are fighting back. This Matters Mar 17, 2023
Protect Ontario from unnecessary gravel mining (1:01:31) Mike Farwell Show Mar 8, 2023
North Dumfries mayor slams aggregate industry (1:00:54) Mike Farwell Show Mar 3, 2023
Alberta investigates family's lead-contaminated water well near gravel mine SooToday Jan 17, 2023
Quarry quarrel: turtle lovers decry Ontario’s appetite for construction Narwhal Jan 13, 2023
Harmer: The fight over the indefensible Greenbelt land grab is not over Toronto Star Dec 21, 2022
More green construction, less gravel mining: Ford walks back some environmental changes in Ontario housing bill Narwhal Nov. 25, 2022
All the Ontario environmental protections Doug Ford wants to overhaul to build more houses Narwhal Nov. 3, 2022
Wilmot's citizens' group fundraises to defend council’s decision to reject Hallman Pit application New hamburg Independent Oct. 6, 2022
'Save Balls Bridge': Citizens claim victory in gravel pit fight CTV London Sep. 27, 2022
Pit by Pit In The Hills Sep. 20, 2022
Algoma Mills ceremony Saturday supports Blanding's Turtle fight Elliot Lake Today Sep. 9, 2022
Petersburg residents prepare to fight proposed gravel pit Waterloo Record Aug. 22, 2022
Amaranth gravel imports raise concerns about area ground water Orangeville Citizen Aug. 18, 2022
LETTER: Aggregate industry is 'feedstock to the climate crisis' Barrie Today Aug. 16, 2022
LETTER: Oro-Medonte council commended for action on aggregate Barrie Today Aug. 11, 2022
Blind River hears argument for moratorium on quarry developments ElliotLakeToday May 17, 2022
Hallman Pit refusal headed to Ontario Land Tribunal The Record Apr. 29, 2022
Sign the DAMN petition this Earth Day! Apr. 22, 2022
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Gravel mining is not a benign activity Apr. 21, 2022
Guelph/Eramosa supports moratorium on new gravel mining licenses Wellington Advertiser Apr. 20, 2022
Green leader's campaign trickles through Elmvale to talk water, gravel permits Barrie Today Apr. 20, 2022
 Mike Schreiner takes campaign to Parry Sound CTV Barrie Apr. 19, 2022
Waterloo Region gravel pits: Greed or growth? Waterloo Record Apr. 16, 2022
Local push to pause new gravel pit projects CTV Kitchener Apr. 12, 2022
Gravel mining opposition asks Tiny to join provincial moratorium Toronto Star Apr. 12, 2022
 Wilmot rejects proposed gravel pit CTV Kitchener Apr. 12, 2022
We are sucking up way too much farmland: Tiny Township residents call for moratorium on gravel mining in Ontario Apr. 8, 2022
Township of the North Shore approves call for moratorium on new Ontario gravel mining ElliotLakeToday Apr. 8, 2022
Vote on Hallman Pit moved to April 11 Waterloo Record Apr. 4, 2022
Region of Peel supports calls for temporary moratorium on new aggregate licences Caledon Enterprise Mar. 30, 2022
 The gravel industry could be a problem for Doug Ford in rural Ontario The Pointer, Ballot Vox Mar. 30, 2022
Nearly 50 people register to speak on Hallman Pit at council Waterloo Record Mar. 29, 2022
Greenbelt expansion ignores needs of Simcoe County, says advocacy group Barrie Today Mar. 28, 2022
Greed and waste: Campaign seeks stronger regulations on land gobbling gravel industry The Pointer Mar. 26, 2022
Woolwich stands with North Dumfries on gravel pit moratorium Waterloo Record Mar. 24, 2022
Cambridge joins call for moratorium on new gravel pits and pit expansions Cambridge Today Mar. 24, 2022
Woolwich backs call for moratorium on gravel pits The Observer Mar. 23, 2022
Trent Lakes receptive to gravel mining moratorium Peterborough Examiner Mar. 23, 2022
Group rallies at Queen's Park to raise awareness for the Alliston aquifer CTV Barrie Mar. 22, 2022
 A Stony Silence? Sarah Harmer, Graham Flint and Greg Sweetman debate the call for a moratorium on gravel mining 905er Podcast Mar. 21, 2022
 The Environmental Urbanist episode for 2022-03-22 The Environmental Urbanist Mar. 21, 2022
 New highways need gravel from GTA quarries. Residents are fighting back. This Matters Mar. 17, 2022
Burlington anti-quarry campaign joins Ontario-wide push to halt gravel mining CBC Hamilton Mar. 9, 2022
 Protect Ontario from unnecessary gravel mining | (Start at 01:01:31) Mike Farwell Show Mar. 8, 2022
 North Dumfries mayor slams aggregate industry | (Start at 1:00:54) Mike Farwell Show Mar. 3, 2022
It’s not a good industry to have: Ontario’s lax rules leave local taxpayers on the hook for aggregate mine cleanup Toronto Star Mar. 2, 2022
This is greed: North Dumfries mayor slams aggregate industry Cambridge Today Feb. 28, 2022
Milton council to discuss moratorium on gravel extraction licenses InHalton Feb. 26, 2022
It’s like David and Goliath: Doug Ford’s new highways will fuel demand for gravel from GTA quarries Toronto Star Feb. 25, 2022
Call for freeze on new gravel pits gaining ground The Record Feb. 25, 2022
Coalition launches province-wide campaign for moratorium on gravel pits Observer Feb. 23, 2022
Gravel pit opponents form coalition to take issues to the provincial level Elora Fergus Today Jan. 31, 2022
Environmental groups unite against new gravel excavation in Ontario ThunderBay News Watch Jan. 31, 2022
Coalition calling for moratorium on Ontario's gravel quarries CBC Jan. 31, 2022


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