Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Editorials

Trashy decisions

The MRC Pontiac’s social media page exploded with anger this week when photos were posted showing piles of garbage strewn about a section of the Picanoc Road.
The photos show everything from residential garbage to appliances to commercial waste.
This shows a callous disregard for not only the natural beauty of the Pontiac but also the tax bill of ratepayers.
This cleanup will cost the MRC money. That money will have to come from somewhere – most likely tax bills.
So it’s understandable that so many residents commented on the post and voiced their anger. Some even went so far as to volunteer to sift through the garbage and look for any indicators of who left it there.
But some commented that the culprit for the makeshift dump was the government.

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