Coalition to Protect the Central Experimental Farm launches Facebook page

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Protect the Farm

During 2015, a Coalition to Protect the Central Experimental Farm National Historic Site was established, with Heritage Ottawa, the National Trust, and several others as supporters.

Here’s a note from Leslie Maitland, Past President of Heritage Ottawa
“In early January of this year, I met with Catherine McKenna, Minister for Environment and Climate Change (and Parks Canada, including the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada). I made the point about the scientific and historical significance of the CEF, and also that we are looking for a win-win in which the CEF survives intact, and the Hospital gets a new site. This issue is also in her riding and she was clear she would like a new hospital as well. At that time, she said it was early days for her on the file, but she is open-minded and she agreed to investigate and to consult stakeholders.”

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/protectthefarm/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/protectthefarm

For more information about the CEF, go to: heritageottawa.org/advocacy.


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