- Published on Tuesday, 24 July 2012 15:04
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July 24, 2012, Toronto, ON – The Aggregate Forum of Ontario (AFO) and Socially and Environmentally Responsible Aggregate Canada (SERA-Canada) announced the merger of the two not-for-profit organizations – both focused to date on developing voluntary social and environmental certification systems for the aggregate industry in Ontario. In what Bill Galloway, Senior Vice-President at Holcim Canada Inc. and a SERA-Canada Board Member calls “the right thing to do at the right time” the two organizations will merge their boards to establish a single world-class environmental and social certification system for responsible aggregate extraction, siting and operations in Ontario.
Published in "Aggregates and Roadbuilding, canada's Rock to Road Magazine" July 24, 2012
- Published on Tuesday, 10 July 2012 14:46
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An unexpected casualty of Toronto’s building boom is the sleepy southern Ontario township of Melancthon, where an American hedge fund plans to excavate $6 billion worth of limestone. How a small group of farmers, with the help of powerful, wealthy weekenders, made the mega-quarry protest a cause célèbre
BY SASHA CHAPMAN
Published in upcoming Toronto Life Magazine, August edition
MELANCTHON’S WINDSWEPT highlands spread out like a grand table underneath the sky. At 1,700 feet above sea level, southern Ontario’s highest point, the air is different: cool and often foggy, it’s a world away from smog-suffocated Toronto, which lies 100 kilometres to the southeast. The climate is ideal for raising crops, and tens of millions of kilos of potatoes are grown each year in the township’s rich, silty loam. The karst, or fractured limestone, that lies beneath the soil delivers an almost perfect drainage system—no matter how much it rains, crops never flood.
- Published on Sunday, 13 May 2012 17:22
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Initial hearings concerning Ontario’s Aggregate Resources Act wrap up in Toronto this coming week but the politicians on the provincial legislature committee conducting the review have voted to introduce a second phase of evaluation that will involve travelling throughout the province.
Posted in "Better Farming", May 13, 2012
- Published on Monday, 19 December 2011 13:14
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100 Chefs Speak as One at Foodstock
go to pages 53,54,55
By Jeremy Finkelstein
Published in "Collections" Magazine
Harvey Kalles Real Estate, Winter edition, Volume 8, Issue 1
- Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 14:38
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Published in ON Nature Magazine, Winter 2011 Issue
By Caroline Schultz
Caroline Shultz references another article by Ray Ford (in ON Nature Magazine).Click here to read the article by Ray Ford.