Tucker wants everyone to know that we now have over 300 signatures on our online petition! Our old-fashioned paper petition has over 1,000. Surely an internet petition can do better than that? Spread the word! Thanks to Jan Rankin-Collie for the great pic of Tucker at Upton Farm.
When Paul R. Egan signed our online petition, he added the inspiring words that you read above. They are imprinted on Jan Rankin-Collie’s beautiful picture of the Upton Farmlands, taken in autumn 2006. Thank you, Paul and Jan, for reminding us why we are working so hard to preserve this land.
The Guardian March 29, 2007 A vital asset is in danger Editor: I would like to offer the following comments in response to the letter of Canada Lands Corporation VP Gordon McIvor to The Guardian on Monday, March 26, 2007. 1. Mr. McIvor mentions that his corporation engaged in a process involving government officials and […]
The Guardian March 29, 2007 Look for better ideas for our green spaces Editor: Garry Doyle’s letter in the March 23 Guardian (‘Wow, what a vision…’ ) focuses the issue of the future of the Upton Farm’s green space exactly where it belongs: in the public eye. I thought with the amalgamation of the smaller […]
Tom DeBlois, the Charlottetown candidate for Conservative Party of Canada, released the following statement to the press on March 26, 2007. Thank you, Mr. DeBlois for your support and your efforts to protect this property for future generations of Canadians. CHARLOTTETOWN – Tom DeBlois, Charlottetown candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada, announced today that as he […]
This is our reply to Mr. McIvor’s letter. It was submitted to The Guardian for publication on March 27, 2007. To the Editor: I noted with interest the opinion piece by Gordon McIvor of Canada Lands Company concerning the development of the Upton Farmlands (“Upton Farm: it’ll offer enjoyable public green space,” The Guardian, March 26, 2007). […]
Gordon McIvor is the vice-president, strategic acquisitions, Public and Government Affairs, Canada Lands Company. This is the text of his opinion piece, which ran in the Guardian on March 26, 2007: Upton Farm: it’ll offer enjoyable public green space By Gordon McIvor COMMENTARY Canada Lands Company CLC Limited (CLC) would like to take the opportunity […]
The location of the Upton Farmland property [click on “Pictures” on the right hand panel of this page to see location] leads one to ask the question: what effect will the development of this property have on the thriving oyster fishery in the North River Estuary? The answer is NOBODY KNOWS. Canada Lands Company, the Crown Corporation marketing the land for the […]
…that the concept plan approved by Charlottetown City Council for the Maypoint subdivision on the Upton Farmlands is exactly that — a CONCEPT plan? Did you know that real estate market demands will decide ultimately what will appear on that property? (for a picture of the concept plan, please click on “Pictures” in the right panel of […]