Paradise in ruins – Algonquin Park in the 21st century

OPINION Submitted by Christopher Huggett, retired Conservation Biologist. All photos supplied by the author. Introduced to Algonquin Park in the 1980s by mentor and friend, Ornithologist Monty Brigham, I have witnessed dramatic technological, demographic, and infrastructure changes to accommodate the interests of tourism, forestry and cottagers. As a sound technician …

MV Council discusses Development Charges, then throws down gauntlet to County of Renfrew

Tuesday’s Regular Council meeting saw Madawaska Valley Council grapple yet again with the concept of Development Charges – this time to discuss an August 30th Renfrew County workshop presentation that included scenarios for implementing DCs in all County municipalities. The materials listed some 19 infrastructure costs where DCs could be …

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