In 2015/16 I spoke with a member of the Board at the Chamber of Commerce. I shared my disappointment that the Chamber Board voted WITHOUT membership input or knowledge. I was reassured, told that once the Environmental Assessment was complete, the Board would reconsider their support as they needed that information. Well, the Review Panel determined "ADVERSE IMPACTS ON HUMAN HEALTH" -- that certainly seems a good reason to retract support for the CN hub. Yet, the Chamber Boar
Thank you Adam for voicing the stand of Milton and Halton residents. https://www.facebook.com/72609633/videos/10103555538300267/ WE INVITE THOSE READING THIS TO PARTICIPATE Milton RAIL, Milton Residents Affected by Intermodal Lines will continue to stand unanimously in opposition to the CN Logistic Hub together with Regional Municipality of Halton, Town of Milton, Town of Oakville, City of Burlington, Town of Halton Hills and our fellow community group Milton Says No. We invi
Not, a question for Adam; I am posting this for everyone watching this video interview: I am incredibly disappointed to hear that on January 21, 2021, the Federal Government ignored the significant harm to the health and safety of Halton residents by approving CN's proposed truck-rail hub in Milton. Our Canadian Government makes history as this is the first time a Federal Review Panel has determined that a project will have significant adverse effects on human health. It is a
Thank you to Ramy Botros of Milton Oxygen for your interview about the CN Hub. To our amazing residents of Milton and Halton Region,
I was at a loss for words this morning when I opened the Milton RAIL email. There are dozens of email messages cc’d to us, and we Thank you! We haven’t even read them all yet but we will. I want to thank everyone for contributing. The letters are lovely, some technical, others personal and passionate, all are moving and sincere. They are real,
January 23, 2021 The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, P.C., M.P.
Minister of Environment and Climate Change
Chair of the Cabinet Committee on Economy and the Environment
House of CommonsOttawa, ON K1A 0A6
Telephone: 613-995-1225 | Fax: 613-992-7319 RE: CN Logistic Hub, Milton Hon. Minister Wilkinson, As a child, I heard my dad say, "Life is priceless." I understood that to mean human life was the most important, you could not put a price or dollar
The CN LOGISTIC HUB has been approved with conditions: https://iaac-aeic.gc.ca/050/documents/p80100/137869E.pdf https://iaac-aeic.gc.ca/050/evaluations/proj/80100?fbclid=IwAR2MSbKhIAOWTg8GBssH7NLVf2bgVkcz4dF90LT2AgLghNHPTO8zsnqSJbA Hon. Minister Wilkinson said, "Help us build a healthier, fairer, and more resilient future that we can be proud to pass on to your children and grandchildren." That is what our community has stood up for for twenty years and now that has been take
Controversial CN intermodal hub in Milton gets green light from federal government Bambang Sadewo | Milton Canadian Champion | Thursday, January 21, 2021 The federal government has approved the proposed CN intermodal hub in Milton. The decision statement by Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson was posted on the website of Impact Assessment Agency of Canada on Jan. 21. Wilkinson stated that while the logistics hub project is likely to cause significant
FROM THE MILTON R.A.I.L. ARCHIVES! (2001) For anyone who wonders why we are fighting so hard to stop this, here is a look at one of our first flyers. CN had planned to have this project up and running in the fall of 2002! Yes, that is not a type error. The flyer shows the size of the yard proposed in comparison to the Town of Milton.
Thank you to our community for your continued support. We know everyone is tired of hearing about this issue, however the outcome is critical t
Refuse approval of the CN Hub and put our health first
Milton Canadian Champion
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Dear Editor, Milton R.A.I.L. (Residents Affected by Intermodal Lines) notes February 2021, will mark our 20th anniversary in the effort to stop the C.N. Intermodal and Logistic Hub. Please know our action in this fight is not over. Milton R.A.I.L. understands Cabinet has not made a decision. We also acknowledge there are many rumours, and speculations circulating within t
**ACTION ITEM** (Dec 31, 2020 through Jan, 2021) - PLEASE SHARE!
In Minister Wilkinson’s own words please, “help us build a healthier, fairer, and more resilient future that we can be proud to pass on to our children and grandchildren.”
We urgently, and respectfully request the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and his Cabinet colleagues, to reject the proposal of the CN Logistic Hub.
Please participate it will only take a few