Tag Archive "saw-whet-golf-course"

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Secrecy of Saw-Whet Development Approval infuriates Ward 4 Councillor

I have received hundreds of emails in response to my note last week about the Saw-whet settlement. Shock and disappointment were the dominant responses from the public. Thank you for caring about the future of ...

New home construction, row of house

Oakvillegreen mobilizes community against Saw-Whet Development

Last week the outcome of the Saw Whet Golf Course that was purchased as a development site received approval despite a strong sentiment against it, by the local Ward 4 Councillor Allan Elgar and OakvilleGreen. ...

People around a board table

Step One in saving Oakville’s Merton Lands is your Participation.

Anyone interested in being a Participant at the upcoming OMB hearing regarding the proposed development of the property commonly known as the Saw-whet Golf Course should read the information below carefully.

Update on Saw-Whet OMB Pre-hearing

I estimate that over 150 people attended the meeting – quite impressive, especially on a business day. It is heartening to see so much interest from the Public on this matter. I will be sending ...

How we got where we are: Merton Land Development & the OMB

There has been much debate when it comes to the development of the Merton Lands in Oakville. The 234-hectare area is made up of: Saw Whet and Deerfield Golf Courses; Fourteen Mile Creek and natural ...

Clear cutting field

Results of the April 14 Public Information meeting regarding Saw-whet

Thank you to the over 600 people who attended the meeting. It is heartening to see so many people interested enough in this matter to come out on a beautiful spring evening. I hope you ...

Karen Brock Photographer, People tour woodlands during the fall

Town Council Meeting renews commitment to saving Merton Lands

There are 2 items of news that resulted from last night’s Council meeting: a motion concerning Saw-whet and a resolution concerning the Merton Lands and the Greenbelt. 1. Regarding Saw-whet Thank you to the hundreds ...

Karen Brock Photographer, People tour woodlands during the fall

Good News and Bad News on Merton Lands

It is now official – Oakville MPP Kevin Flynn has managed to preserve the Provincial portion of Merton Lands and we now have a letter, signed by the Minister of Infrastructure Ontario, Glen Murray.  The letter ...

Saw-whet Golf Course under threat of development: Voice Your Opinion

This is the public’s opportunity to “officially” speak up about the proposed development in the Merton Lands. The developer’s current proposal would develop 85% of Saw-whet Golf Course and result in 875 residential units plus ...

Karen Brock Photographer, People tour woodlands during the fall

Merton Lands Need Not be Re-Zoned

The capacity crowd caused some of you to be prevented from getting into the meeting room because of fire regulations, and others have told me they went home because they couldn’t find a parking space. That is unfortunate ...

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