Georgina Island residents raise concerns over proposed sewage plant –

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 2017214 Views

The Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation fear the effects of a proposed sewage treatment plant that would allow 40-million litres of treated water to flow into Lake Simcoe every day.

May 14, 2017

Kerry Ann Charles stands on the shores of Georgina Island, excitedly watching water flow through Gerties Creek, and rush out into a partially frozen Lake Simcoe.

The restoration of the creek has been a labour of love for Charles, a member of the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation, who live on the GTA’s only reserve, a remote and largely uninhabited island a short ferry ride from the Town of Georgina.

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