This afternoon Green Party leader Mike Schreiner will pay a visit to the site of a defeated mega quarry in Melancthon Township. He’ll be issuing a challenge to the other party leaders to sign the Food and Water First pledge to protect Class 1 farmland in Ontario’s source water regions.

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A citizens group defeated the quarry, which is located north of Orangeville. Schreiner made the announcement today in Bracebridge at the Moose FM studios.