Fort Erie (Ontario) Qualifiedly Approves Subdivision Expansion Into 5 Pre-Contact Aboriginal Archaelogical Sites

Fort Erie, Ontario, has recently approved a subdivision expansion into land that contains 5 recognized pre-contact archaeological sites.  However, that approval is contingent upon 47 requirements, of which #36 is…

36. That the Stage 1 and 2 Archaeological Assessment completed by Archaeological Services Inc. in September 2004 be submitted to the Ministry of Culture for review and approval. No demolition, grading or other soil disturbances shall take place on the subject property prior to the ministry of Culture through the Regional Development Services Division, confirming that all archaeological resource concerns have met licensing and resource conservation requirements.