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Ontario Rural Revolution
In Eastern Ontario there is a revolution being
carried on by rural residents against growing
bureaucratic control of privately owned land.
On February 4, 2005 the "Stop the Destruction " convoy reached
Canada's busiest Highway 401 and the International Bridge
at Johnstown Ontario to the USA
were closed for 3 hours by 270 vehicles and 50 tractors in show of the demonstration of rural dissatisfaction.
The people who make their living on their own
private properties were really angry at both the
and provincial governments. They demanded first and foremost
Here are some of the images recorded by tdc's FarmGate.
Hillier Being Interviewed by the Press
tdc's FarmGate interview with Randy Hillier )
Hillier was born in Ottawa in 1958 and has lived in Lanark County
for 22 years. He is a licensed construction electrician. He has a
degree in electrical engineering technology and worked for eight
years as a project manager with the federal government.
Hillier is the founder and president of the Lanark Landowners
Association and has assisted in creating the Glengarry Landowners,
Hastings County Property Rights Association and the Leeds
& Grenville Landowners Association.