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Posted Tuesday, November 28, 2017

public event advertisementDo you have questions, comments, or concerns about the Southwestern Landfill proposal and the field work that's currently happening in the community? If yes, we hope you can attend the Public Open House happening today through Thursday (November 28-30, 2017) at Walker Environmental's office at 160 Carnegie St. in Ingersoll.  Tuesday, November 28 - 3 pm to 8 pm Wednesday, November 29 - 9 am to 2 pm Thursday, November 30 - 3 pm to 8 pm If you can't attend the open house but would...
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Posted Monday, November 27, 2017

Accepting the award for Outstanding Corporation (left to right: Dave Walker, Sheila (Walker) Bonapace, Norris Walker, Robert Bonapace and Michael LeBlanc, CEO of First Canadian Title, sponsors of the award)People around the world celebrate National Philanthropy Day, and on November 16, 2017, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Golden Horseshoe chapter, hosted an awards gala to recognize those who are active in the philanthropic community. Walker Industries and its shareholders proudly accepted the award for Outstanding Corporation. Recipients of the awards are nominated for demonstrating outstanding commitment and leadership in all aspects of philanthropy. As...
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Posted Wednesday, November 01, 2017

CE Picture for newsfeedRight now Walker's consultants are busy studying or preparing to study the proposed Southwestern Landfill. You may see people in your community working. Right now, there are groundwater testing wells being drilled, water is being tested and measured in local creeks and streams, and ecologists are starting their initial site visits to look at animals and habitats. You can read more about this in the October 2017 edition of the Community Exchange newsletter. If you have any quesitons,...
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Posted Thursday, October 12, 2017

PowerTrail-10th-Anniversary-Pic-300x242This past week saw a significant milestone for PowerTrail Inc., as the Trail Road Landfill celebrated 10 years of turning waste into energy. The Trail Road landfill gas-to-energy plant takes methane gas, generated from decomposing waste, and converts it into renewable energy. The result is enough electricity to power 6,000 homes each year. The plant sits on City of Ottawa land and was developed and is owned by PowerTrail Inc., an Ontario-based partnership between Energy Ottawa...
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Posted Friday, October 06, 2017

The final technical work plans are now available. These work plans describe how each of the 12 studies will study the current environment and the proposed landfill. That means you may notice people out around the community working on their studies. If you're speaking with these consultants, they will identify themselves as working on the Walker Southwestern Landfill project. Before starting their field work, each consultant must attend environment, health and safety training....
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