Ministry to present plan for future of popular west Quebec mine - Ottawa - CBC News

By Andrew Foote and Stephen Pritchard, CBC News Ottawa, April 19, 2017

Quebec's Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources will present a plan Wednesday to block access to a former mine popular with weekend adventurers, but is leaving the door open to the site's eventual development into a proper tourist attraction.

The Wallingford-Back Mine, located approximately 60 kilometres northeast of Ottawa, has become a popular destination for paddlers, ice skaters, photographers and other explorers who are drawn to its turquoise water and imposing rock pillars.

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