This is another case of abuse of power and undermining of science by approving a massive development that will destroy a large, rare and legally protected coastal wetland for a warehouse that could easily be built elsewhere in Pickering.
The casino component of this project was approved years ago and is almost complete. It is the warehouse complex that will destroy a rare wetland which is the cause for great concern. It is misleading to bundle these two projects together as if they are a single development.
For more information, see this letter from six groups opposing the use of a Minister’s Zoning Order for this warehouse complex.
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