Niagara farm family’s four-year battle with their conservation authority grinds on

When the White family’s farm was regularly flooded, they responded by putting up low berms to stop the damage, only to be charged by the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority. A justice of the peace upheld the charges but said the family’s treatment was ‘egregious in nature.’ The dispute is far from over


In 2008, when heavy machine operator David White pushed dirt around parts of his elderly parents’ farm property that were susceptible to flooding and erosion, he broke the law, a justice of the peace ruled last October.

Better Farming - October 2012