SORE has learned that the Town has recently laid four charges against two of Benny Marotta's companies under the Ontario Heritage Act. These are quasi-criminal charges under our legal system and can result in substantial fines for corporations and jail time for individuals upon conviction. The charges relate to the grotesque and outrageous clear-cutting of a large portion of the Rand … [Read More...] about Marotta Companies charged under Heritage Act!
SORE was granted party status by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) on May 9 for Benny Marotta's appeal to that Tribunal. To recap, Mr. Marotta has appealed the "non-decision" by the last NOTL Council on his convention centre and hotel proposal to LPAT. It is unfortunate that Mr. Marotta … [Read More...] about SORE secures LPAT party status
SORE is pleased to report that it has received the decision of Madame Justice Donahue of the Ontario Superior Court following the April 4 proceeding in St. Catharines. SORE has been granted full party status to intervene in the court challenge brought by Benny Marotta's companies of your elected … [Read More...] about SORE granted party status by Superior Court
For generations, Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL) has been defined by its historical significance and cultural heritage. Tens of thousands of people visit every year to be taken back in time and experience our local and national history. Few properties better represent these attributes than the Rand … [Read More...] about SORE: Building Support to Save the Rand Estate