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Encouraging News Re Completion of the ROUGE NATIONAL PARK

With the Canadian National Election¬† dust settling it appears that the following statement contained in the Liberal Party election platform- ” We will also complete the necessary agreement with the Ontario Government to finalize the creation of the country’s first urban National Park, ROUGE NATIONAL PARK”– is bringing comfort to those many, many Rouge Park project supporters.

Also, Ontario Cabinet Minister, Brad Duguid, responsible for the transfer of provincial lands to fulfill a previously signed agreement with Parks Canada and the Federal Government said as soon as the (Federal) environment Minister is chosen the province will join an effort to turn the park, which the previous government created through legislation, into what it should be. ‘In the coming weeks we’ll be starting that work”. he said, according to the Scarbough Mirror.N4colours20151007_102414_s