Point Louise Wetland Controversy: Eleventh Hour Miracle?


It is going on nine years that Jeff Avery of Chant Construction has been battling numerous bodies that include the City of Sault Ste. Marie, the Conservation Authority, the Pointe Louise Protection Association and now the Ontario Municipal Board. Over this time he has sought approval at the appropriate levels of municipal and now provincial government to develop a sub-division on a 150 acre parcel of wetlands Pointe Louise Wetlands.

The April 2014 release of the Provincial Policy Statement contains information that could indicate that after almost a decade of fighting and what must be tremendous professional and legal expenses, that Avery’s dream of a 91 home sub-division complete with a man-made canal just became a nightmare.

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