Compromise proposed for contentious recreational trail through Almonte

By Wayne Scanlan, Ottawa Citizen, March 7, 2018

Lanark County Warden John Fenik has felt the passion from both sides of the heated recreational trail dispute.

For every 10 emails arguing the case for running snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles on the old CP Rail line through the county and the town of Almonte, he has 10 more opposed to increased noise in the tranquil Ottawa Valley town.

Now, Fenik hopes a compromise that includes an Almonte diversion might win the day.

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