To York Region Chair and Members of Council,

Re: Item H 2.2. Potential for Employment lands along 400 series highways report

Our organization has been involved with and concerned about York Region’s existing diversion of Georgian Bay (part of Lake Huron) water to Lake Ontario since the early 1990’s when York Region put in place the existing diversion of Lake Ontario water to north Aurora – part of the Georgian By watershed. (We were pleased when plans were drafted to reduce that diversion by building a very high-level sewage treatment plant south of Lake Simcoe and reducing significantly the diversion of Lake Huron water into the Lake Ontario watershed that includes Lake Simcoe. However, that plan has yet to be implemented.) [MORE]