From the days of People or Planes to the Federal Lands of today and beyond, “The Accidental Oasis” touches on the history, politics, science, economics, and social implications of the failed airport project and the generations of citizens who rose to fight it. The story is set against a background of stunning visuals of this lush green haven in a sea of sprawl. This video is for supporters as well as those new to the compelling story; for educators, politicians, the media, and the public. Enjoy, and please share.
Half a century ago, some of the best farmland in Ontario was expropriated for an airport that was never built. The rest is history, told in this ten-minute video.