Give the future a chance with the biopark!

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For the fifth time, I listened to the MRC Pontiac regional council meeting from January 20 via the Facebook link, in particular the last 10 minutes, and I am saddened by the continued confusion at the regional table. My interpretation is

For the fifth time, I listened to the MRC Pontiac regional council meeting from January 20 via the Facebook link, in particular the last 10 minutes, and I am saddened by the continued confusion at the regional table. My interpretation is
that Mayor Orr’s motion (concerning support for the bio-park) was passed with an additional ‘further resolved to take it to the Plenary.’  
I would hope that any possibility of such a large project would warrant
continued discussion at the regional tables, both plenary and council. I feel some
individuals in this council don’t understand the bio-park project. What’s important
is that at this very moment in our regional history, the federal and provincial governments are investing in us; they believe there is possibility here and I fear that if we (as a region) do not grab on and run with excitement to make this project a reality, it may be a long time before we are taken seriously again, if ever.
I must admit the idea of this bio-park project baffles my mind. Who am I
to understand the advanced technology proposed, but I do realize the possibility for revitalization of the forest industries and our county. Let us tell the federal and provincial governments that we want this development and we want to bring back jobs, wealth and happiness to the MRC Pontiac! Support this project with open hearts and give the future a chance!

Nancy Dagenais-Elliott
CLARENDON