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Speedway OMB appeal tossed

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From Niagara This Week:

Last Thursday was a good day for Fort Erie Mayor Doug Martin.

“We’re happy, happy, happy, happy,” Fort Erie Mayor Doug Martin said. “This is a great decision, it’s great news.”

The “decision” Martin was referring to was one issued by The Ontario Municipal Board Thursday which clears the way for the green flag to be dropped for the Canadian Motor Speedway.

The OMB dismissed an appeal by the Preservation of Agricultural Lands Society (PALS), one of the parties to the original OMB appeal of the proposed speedway,

Speedway developer optimistic after OMB hearing

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From Niagara This Week:

The $400-million Canadian Motor Speedway project met its latest challenge Thursday as arguments were heard in an appeal of an Ontario Municipal Board decision green-lighting the project were heard in Toronto.

Azhar Mohammad, the project’s executive director, said the day-long hearing went well and he’s looking forward to a positive decision in short order.

“Fantastic and as we anticipated,” Mohammad told Bullet News when reached for comment late Thursday evening.

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