Will uranium mining ruin cottage country?

A primer on mining's history & its effects on our favourite getaways

By Peter GorriePeter Gorrie

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Resources and Links

Penny’s Blog – details about an overhaul to the Ontario Mining Act and the January 15, 2009 deadline to make your voice heard.

Government Links

Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines www.mndm.gov.on.ca

Ontario Mining Act www.mndm.gov.on.ca

Service Ontario’s Mineral Exploration and Mining Information Ontario www.gov.on.ca

Non-government organizations

Cottagers against Uranium Mining and Exploration (CUME)
Cottagers.vs.mining@sympatico.ca
(905) 895-6869
(705) 286-6147

Fight Uranium Mining and Exploration (FUME) www.fighturanium.com

Ontario Mining Association www.oma.on.ca

The Community Coalition Against Mining Uranium www.ccamu.ca

Mining Watch Canada www.miningwatch.ca

Bedford Mining Alert (South Frontenac Township) www.bedfordminingalert.ca

Ontario Recreational Canoe and Kayaking Association – article on threats to waterways by mining operations

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper www.waterkeeper.ca

This article was originally published on May 14, 2009


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