Egan: 'The capital of Canada and we're fighting for clean water'

By Kelly Egan, Ottawa Citizen, November 22, 2021

Just behind the fortress bulk of the Montfort Hospital, a short walk from the lights and roar of Montreal Road, a forested village appears — almost magically — on a hillside.

...Van der Roest was alarmed one day this past week when a tree-cutting crew appeared on the neighbouring vacant property facing Montreal Road and began clearing a path in the forest for a drilling machine.

...Both van der Roest and her neighbours, Al Crosby and Suzanne Parent, are worried the drilling, blasting and excavation will have a severe impact on the quality of their drinking water, if not on the entire underground aquifer.

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