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Recent Releases from Jesuits of English Canada/Martyrs' Shrine

Land purchase protects Sainte-Marie among the Hurons and Martyrs’ Shrine from impacts of waste recycling plant

Published Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:50:49 EST Read More

(August 6, 2014-Midland, ON) The threat of a waste recycling site next to Sainte-Marie among the Hurons and Martyrs' Shrine has been averted. On July 25, the Jesuits in English Canada bought the site at 1001 Franke Kindred Road, (near Highway 12 and the Wye River), from Recycling Specialties Inc. The Jesuits are also the owners of the properties where the Martyrs’ Shrine and Sainte-Marie among the Hurons are located. “We are extremely pleased to have successfully secured this si...... Click here to read this release

Martyrs’ Shrine thrilled about agreement to re-locate proposed Midland recycling facility

Published Mon, 28 May 2012 09:30:02 EST Read More

Media Release (May 28, 2012 - Midland, ON) An agreement has been reached with Recycling Specialties Inc. to relocate a proposed outdoor recycling facility in Midland, initially slated to be built next to the heritage and religious sites of the Martyrs’ Shrine and Sainte-Marie among the Hurons. The original plan was met with an enormous outpouring of public concern last fall, which culminated with over 5700 signed Letters of Concern being delivered to the Town of Midl...... Click here to read this release

Special Delivery of over 4,000 letters of concern made to Midland Town Hall

Published Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:39:17 EST Read More

Media Release Opposition to proposed outdoor industrial waste site focus of Midland march November 30, 2011 - Midland, ON) Unpleasant weather did little to dampen the spirits of walkers who trekked from the Martyrs' Shrine to deliver over 4,000 letters of concern to Midland Town Hall. The letters were in opposition to the outdoor waste site proposed to be built at the doorstep of the Martyrs' Shrine and Sainte-Marie among the Hurons. Today is the last day for citiz...... Click here to read this release

Walk of protest to oppose Midland industrial waste site, scheduled this Wednesday

Published Mon, 28 Nov 2011 15:18:46 EST Read More

Walkers from Martyrs’ Shrine to Midland Town Hall will deliver over 2,500 letters of concern about proposal to build waste site next to heritage and religious landmarks When & Where - Midland, Ontario, November 30, 2011 10:30 AM - The Walk of Support begins at the Martyrs’ Shrine (16163 Highway12 West, Midland) 12:00 PM - More supporters are expected to join the walk at the North Simcoe Sports and Re...... Click here to read this release

Proposed waste site casts shadow over Midland’s First Light event

Published Mon, 21 Nov 2011 13:20:06 EST Read More

Media Advisory WHAT: First Light, one of Midland’s signature tourism events, will have a shadow cast over it this year because an outdoor waste transfer and processing site may soon be located at its doorstep. The proposal, by Recycling Specialties Inc., is before Midland Town Council for site plan approval on December 7th. First Light is an annual festival held at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, part of Huronia Historical Parks. Sainte-Marie and the Ma...... Click here to read this release