Belfountain at a Cross Roads

Belfountain is at a cross roads. Anyone who has read Louise Penny Mysteries always wondered where Three Pines is, this is the GTA version of that mythical hamlet, just a half hour north of Brampton in Caledon, and that's the problem. With the recent change in provincial governments in Ontario, low density suburban tract developers really want to build in the GTA Greenbelt and Oak Ridges Moraine, and we know that's not sustainable. Belfountain isn't immune even though it's deep inside the green belt, a developer bought a tract of farmland on the south end of the hamlet and proposes to build "Country Estates" which is code for ticky-tacky starter mansions in the middle of nowhere.

Now here's the problem, every home and business in Belfountain is fed with well water and the water table is pretty much maxed out. Which means if any of the "investors" buy their lovely "Country Estate" will have at best a trickle of water. The only saving grace is the real estate market is starting to implode and there are all the hallmarks of an upcoming recession later this year or early next and will cripple the developer in question.

Camera: Nikon F2 Photomic, Pre Ai Nikkor lenses.
Film: Fomapan 400, Tmax Dev 1+4

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