Category Archives: Sanctuary Park

Review: Environmental impact of the outdoor ice rink located at the Sanctuary Park in Dundas

Following our meeting with the Parks Superintendent for the City of Hamilton, a review of environmental impact of the outdoor ice rink located at the Sanctuary Park is to be conducted in the spring.  In the absence of a formal environmental assessment, this review will provide information for  … Continue reading

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Famous quotes

“A human being is part of a whole, called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest… a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. … Continue reading

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Article in the Dundas Star News

Craig Campbell, a staff writer with the Dundas Star News, has recently written an article on the controversy surrounding the new outdoor ice rink located in the Sanctuary Park. The article is posted HERE.

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Sanctuary

According to the World English Dictionary – the word “sanctuary” means: “a place, protected by law, where animals can live and breed without interference”

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Sanctuary Park: Summary of issues involved

We have reached a point at which a comprehensive examination of our goals, our findings, and our conclusions seems necessary. There also is a need for a thorough assessment of our actions and strategies, to date. It’s time to provide clarity by presenting the whole picture in one … Continue reading

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It’s a funny "security light"

After the seriousness of last week’s reporting, we finally had a good laugh this morning. Twenty two hours after the meeting with Mr. Propedo had ended, the sharp eye of the Dundas Valley Deer Association (DVDA) spotted what can only … Continue reading

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Meeting at the Public Works Department

Today, we participated in a meeting with Mr. Tennessee Propedo, Manager for Parks with the City of Hamilton. Mr. Propedo’s responsibilities include looking after the outdoor ice rink programs throughout the City. He issues the permits. We truly appreciated his willingness to meet with … Continue reading

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More on the "light pollution"

The new lights are “spilling” into the surrounding area. They create a problem that Shari Faulkenham, the Ecologist with the Dundas Valley Conservation Authority, called a “light pollution.” Here is what she wrote in her email addressed to us and to the … Continue reading

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Opposite views on the importance of grass

Shari Faulkenham, the Ecologist with the Dundas Valley Conservation Authority, recently took part in the discussion concerning the outdoor ice rink in the Sanctuary Park. In her email, she wrote:

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Update 4: More deer are forced to feed in the streets

(Last night) – Deer in large numbers are beginning to feed along the Pleasant Avenue, between Skyline Drive and Green Meadow Way. At 3:15 a.m., while driving through the area, we saw 14 deer feeding in the front yards or walking in … Continue reading

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