The producers of the fifth estate, the CBC’s investigative TV series, called me up one day asking if they could use some photos I shot in early July, 2008, of a protest by Progressive Moulded Products employees after the company shut its doors. I jumped at the chance.
Brock Township, a municipality with a history rooted in war, is set to become a political battleground this November. Named for War of 1812 General Sir Isaac Brock and first settled by veterans of that war, the township now boasts a population of 12,790. Officially created in 1974, the municipality includes the urban centres of Beaverton, Cannington and Sunderland and the hamlets of Gamebridge, Manilla, Port Bolster, Sonya and Wilfrid.