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A cement plant in L’Orignal:
The Colacem Project

Colacem first announced their intention to build and operate a cement plant in L’Orignal, Ontario, in 2011. After being quiet for a few years, they are now seeking approval to move forward with the project. Be informed and don’t be easily seduced by their promises!

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News & meetings

LPAT live audiences starting Nov.9th,2020

Updated November 25, 2020

The hearings in front of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT, formerly known as OMB) will now take place November 9th to November 25th, with the exception of November 11th, then December 10,11,16,18th.

 Here is the latest information we have received to view LIVE the LPAT hearings:

Options to view the LPAT hearings starting at 10 a.m.  (ending between 4pm and 5pm)


On Zoom:  New link for December 10,11,16,18

           Select Zoom

 Meeting ID: 949 6049 9576

Passcode: 921288

On YouTube:

           Select YouTube

This will give you the option to 2 new links - one to follow in English, one to follow in French.

By phone: Toll free number 1-833-548-0276


  The tentative schedule for the hearing is posted in the Calendar of our web page.  The schedule is subject to changes et does not indicate the cross-examinations.

Our cause elsewhere on the Web

2020-11-26 Ici Radio-Canada: Projet de cimenterie à L’Orignal : le dossier sera bientôt pris en délibéré 

2020-11-26 EAP: Expert witness questions Colacem cement plant noise report

2020-11-25 EAP: Expert witness questions Colacem cement plant noise report

2020-11-24 The Review: Dust and sound discussed during past week at Colacem LPAT hearing

2020-11-19 EAP: Hearing begins on Colacem cement plant proposal

2020-11-17 TFO: Le Tribunal se penche sur l'Avenir du Projet de Cimenterie à l'Orignal

2020-11-16 La Presse: Un projet de cimenterie sème l’inquiétude en Ontario

2020-11-12 Le Droit: Le sort de la cimenterie de L’Orignal entre les mains du TAAL

2020-11-10 The Review: LPAT hearing into proposed L’Orignal cement plant begins

2020-11-04 EAP: Colacem cement plant project hearing November 9

2020-11-03 The Review: Letter to the Editor -Democracy on the rocks

2020-10-28 Vankleek Hill Nature Society

2020-10-23 EAP: Audience virtuelle prévue sur la proposition de cimenterie

2020-10-19 The Review: Cement plant hearing to begin November 9, and the public can watch and listen

2020-2-22 NCPR: Cement plant case closer to being heard in eastern Ontario

2018-10-11: Ici Radio-Canada: Élections municipales à Champlain : le projet de cimenterie de Colacem en toile de fond 

2018-8-30 Ici Radio Canada: Projet de cimenterie à L'Orignal : le manque de personnel bilingue ralentit la tenue d'audiences

2018-3-17 The Review: The $50,000 answer: That’s what Action Champlain got from Champlain Township

2017-6-14 Ici Radio Canada: Un autre vote en faveur du projet de cimenterie à L'Orignal

2017-5-19 Ici Radio-Canada: Des résidents questionnent huit maires sur le projet de cimenterie à L'Orignal

2017-5-18 UCPR Ongoing Amendement No.30

2017-2-25 Ici Radio-Canada: Le canton de Champlain dit non au projet de cimenterie

2017-2-17 Ici Radio-Canada: Projet de cimenterie à L'Orignal : le débat se déplace devant la Commission des affaires municipales de l'Ontario

2017-1-25: The Review: Champlain Township council votes against cement company

2017-1-25 Ici Radio-Canada: Le canton de Champlain dit non au projet de cimenterie

2016-5-4 Ici Radio-Canada: Colacem en mode séduction à L'Orignal

2016 Comments rec'd by Ministry of Environment on Colacem

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