Endorsements

Environmental organizations and concerned citizens are joining the fight to save Meadowbrook in ever-increasing numbers. Support is evidenced in their:

Endorsement Letters


Dr. David Bird McGill
Greenpeace
Protection des oiseaux du Quebec/Bird Protection Quebec
Greenpeace
Green Coalition – Coalition Verte
Conseil Regional Environnement Montreal (CRE)
David Suzuki Foundation
Sierra Club Quebec
Steven Guilbeault, Equiterre
Luc Ferrandez, Projet Montreal
Francois Croteau, Vision Montreal

Science is on our side too. La Direction de santé publique de Montréal has provided facts and figures  to show the health benefits of green spaces.
Stéphane Perron M.D. Ph.D Impacts sur la santé publique des espaces verts

Statements of Endorsement

May 24-25, 2010
Biodiversity Summit

“We are at a crucial point, it is an emergency,” he said, adding that the west-end Meadowbrook Golf Course, which is owned by a private developer, is among the land on the island that should be protected. “Anything that is green should remain green.” Municipalities have all the tools they need – from zoning bylaws to legal precedents – to protect natural spaces, said biologist and lawyer Jean-François Girard.
http://www.westislandgazette.com/news/14673

Ryan Young is a naturalist who was elected to Ste. Anne de Bellevue town council.Urgent action is required for green-space protection on the island of Montreal, he said. “We are at a crucial point, it is an emergency,” he said, adding that the west-end Meadowbrook Golf Course, which is owned by a private developer, is among the land on the island that should be protected. “Anything that is green should remain green. http://www.westislandgazette.com/news/14673

Richard Bergeron, Ville de Montreal, Executive Committee, responsible for Urban Planning  . . .spoke about Meadowbrook during the council meeting. He conceded that the residential project is well planned, but added it was a ‘good project in the wrong place,’ meaning that it should be built elsewhere, and that Meadowbrook be saved. http://www.projetmontreal.org/article/26