Environment

Special Resolution on the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority

WHEREAS the shop steward of Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) Local 217, a key union activist, was laid off by the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) on Valentine's Day, 2017; and WHEREAS the shop steward's job was maintaining publicly accessible maps and data, which is key information for tracking protected wetlands at Thundering Waters Forest, the site of Paradise, a $1 billion private development project which includes luxury housing at a time when Niagara and Ontario have a housing crisis; and WHEREAS large public protests as well information pickets by OPSEU Local 217 have taken place over problems with the NPCA's governance; and (more…)

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