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Online petition launched to stop proposed sale of municipal golf course in Elliot Lake, Ont.

$1.5-million offer to buy Stone Ridge Golf Course

February 15, 2022  By Turf & Rec



Efforts to block the sale of the city-owned Stone Ridge Golf Course in Elliot Lake, Ont. are being bolstered by an online petition.

City council has been urged to accept a $1.5-million offer by a numbered company to purchase the municipal course.

Those launching the petition to persuade council not to sell say there was a lack of public input involved in determining the fate of the property.

The petition reads: “”Ultimately, we as citizens of Elliot Lake want to ensure that we do not lose our golf course. We are a community without a civic centre, without a curling club and without a recreation centre amongst other things. We are asking that a decision on this matter be deferred until these questions can be adequately answered so we don’t end up losing our golf course as well.”

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The next meeting of city council is scheduled for Monday at 7 p.m. It will be streamed live on the city’s website.

The online petition can be accessed here.


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