SHAWVILLE April 30, 2018
Local politicians, farmers, citizens, and representatives from Shawville’s proposed abattoir filled the Shawville R.A. Hall on April 30 to get some answers on the town’s newest business.
The event kicked off with a quick address from both Shawville Mayor Sandra Murray as well as MRC Warden Jane Toller.
The abattoir was represented by Sofiane El Ketroussi, Ibrahim Daigne and Alain Lauzon.
Those in attendance were given a question-and-answer sheet that provided answers to the most common questions from the last information session on March 27.
The event was moderated by Ministry of Science, the Economy and Innovation representative Jeffrey MacHan.
The first question addressed by the panel was about the zoning for the abattoir’s land. Residents were told that the land is zoned for light manufacturing use. The plans for the abattoir are in compliance with the requirements of both the municipality as well as the province.
Another major topic of discussion was the environmental impact of the slaughterhouse.
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