Posts Tagged ‘Development’

Press conference: Réal Ménard’s war on the environment

Les Amis du Parc Meadowbrook held a press conference at 10 am Wednesday November 12. Recent disclosures of secret plans for building on Meadowbrook and Réal Ménard’s private negotiations with the developer Groupe Pacific raise alarm bells for the environment and the democratic process in Montreal. Mr. Ménard is a member of the Executive Committee and is the Responsable du développement durable, de l’environnement, des grands parcs et des espaces verts for the Island of Montreal. As such, he is charged with the protection of green spaces and he should not aid in their destruction.

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Phyllis Lambert condemns Meadowbrook development

Originally published in The Suburban, Wednesday, March 10, 2004

‘1,200 coffins’

Meadowbrook development risks lives: CCA head

by Joel Goldenberg

Lack of emergency access to a potential housing development on the Lachine portion of the Meadowbrook golf course would risk thousands of lives, architect Phyllis Lambert told a crowded public meeting on ways to preserve the 57-hectare site.

“It’s absolutely insensate (lacking sense) that there should be a proposal to build on this land,” Lambert told the audience of several hundred gathered in the former Montreal West town hall.

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