following letter was originally sent to Ontario Premier Ernie Eves
as well as MPPs Ted Chudleigh, Cam Jackson and Brad Clark. A copy
was sent to the Post for publication.
Niagara Escarpment is one of Canada's most significant landforms.
It is cherished for its natural environment and praised for being
a working example of sustainable development.
is a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. You propose to desecrate it
with the building of the mid-peninsula highway.
you recall the words of the Joni Mitchell song, "don't it always
seem to go that you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone, they've
paved paradise and put up a parking lot."
not make that the legacy we leave our children. Now is the time
for innovative and creative solutions that will take us into the
future with sensitivity and consideration for our fragile environment,
while still permitting progress and sustainable development.
widen the scope of your vision to consider alternate routes or alternate
modes of transportation of both goods and people. The Niagara Escarpment
must be preserved.