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PC MPP Lisa Thompson stands up for the rights of rural Ontarians

Thompson Uses First Opportunity of Fall Sitting to Stand Up for Port Elgin Residents  (Queen’s Park)—Today Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) stood in the Ontario Legislature to applaud Port Elgin residents and the Saugeen Shores Council for their strong advocacy for those impacted by the CAW wind turbine—and chastised the government for their inaction. Approval for […]

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Protesters want turbine in Port Elgin shut down

Denis Langlois — Sun Times (Owen Sound) — Sept. 2, 2013 There weren’t enough wind turbine protesters Monday to set a new Guinness World Record, but event organizer Greg Schmalz said that wasn’t really the point anyway. “The intent was to bring publicity to the issue,” he said in an interview as the event was […]

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Pictures from todays turbine protest in Port Elgin, Ontario

Photos courtesy of S.T.O.P the CAW Wind Turbine 291 people lined up today to form the word HELP on the beach in Port Elgin, Ontario. Even though the wind coming off the lake was cold and very strong at times,  anti-wind turbine soldiers of all ages braved the November-like conditions and stood united. A heartfelt […]

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Saugeen Shores Council Resolution Officially Requests the CAW to shut down their turbine

Click here “Resolution” to read the resolution passed last night by the Saugeen Shores Municipal Council.   Due to ongoing harm being imposed on the citizens of Port Elgin, by the CAW wind turbine, council is requesting that they shut it down.

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Citizens call for CAW turbine shutdown

Tiffany Wilson — Shoreline Beacon — August 27, 2013 Many residents who say their worlds have been turned upside down since the wind turbine at the CAW Family Education Centre turned on, had their stories heard at Saugeen Shores town council Monday night. And it appears as if councillors are ready to do everything they […]

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Letter to the Town of Saugeen Shores by local contractor regarding devastating impact of the CAW turbine

BARRY’S CONSTRUCTION AND INSULATION LTD. RR# 2, 7839 Hwy. 21, Allenford, ON   N0H 1A0 August 8, 2013 Council Town of Saugeen Shores P.O. Box 820, Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C0 Dear Sirs/Mesdames: Re:   CAW Wind Turbine I am writing asking for your support in requesting the CAW to remove the wind turbine which […]

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Port Elgin Residents Spell out Wind Concerns

John Divinski — Bayshore News — July 12, 2013 Residents complain about CAW wind turbine, as MOE plans to increase inspections. About 60 concerned citizens attended a meeting in Port Elgin on Thursday to voice concerns about the continuing operation of the CAW industrial wind turbine. Saugeen Turbine Operation Policy (STOP) spokesperson Greg Schmalz says […]

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CTV news — CAW turbine in Port Elgin starts spinning

Scott Miller — CTV  news — March 27, 2013 A year after being built, the controversial Canadian Auto Workers wind turbine on the edge of Port Elgin, Ont. is in motion. Kim Yardy, the Port Elgin representative for the CAW, says the hope is the turbine will offset some of the energy they use and […]

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CAW Owned and Operated Wind Turbine Begins Operation in Port Elgin, Ontario

Canada NewsWire — March 25, 2013 – A CAW owned and operated wind turbine started operating today generating clean wind energy to the electrical grid in Port Elgin, Ontario. “This is an important day as the start-up of this wind turbine marks an environmental milestone for our union – this is the first union owned […]

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Ontario: CAW Turbine Ready to Work

Bayshore Broadcasting — March 19, 2013 Port Elgin residents receive a letter informing of wind turbine operation. The controversial CAW wind turbine is about to begin operation. Residents in the area of the turbine in south Port Elgin have been informed by letter.   One of the affected residents near the CAW Family Education Centre […]

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Chatham Daily News rips into CAW turbine in Port Elgin

Jim Merriam — Chatham Daily News — February 9, 2013 Would it be Premier-Agriculture Minister Kathleen Wynne? Or does Agriculture Minister-Premier Kathleen Wynne sound better? No matter how you slice them, it is difficult to make the two titles work together. But how you say them is but a tiny problem in comparison to how […]

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CAW won’t wait for health study

Denis Langlois — Owen Sound Sun Times — October 14, 2012 The Canadian Auto Workers union will not comply with a request from Saugeen Shores council to await the results of a Health Canada study before turning on its controversial wind turbine in Port Elgin, says CAW national president Ken Lewenza. He said the union […]

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STOP turns up the heat against the CAW wind turbine

The CAW wind turbine in Port Elgin is the perfect symbol of everything that’s wrong with wind power.  To get it built, the CAW has spread numerous lies, not only to the people of Port Elgin, but also to their own CAW membership. Contrary to what the CAW claims on it’s website, this turbine will […]

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S.T.O.P. calls for police investigation into threatening actions by CAW member on Labour Day

September 6, 2012 To Saugeen Shores Council (please distribute to Council members and the Police Chief ) S.T.O.P. is very concerned about what took place during our peaceful demonstration on Labour Day Monday outside the CAW gates on County Road 25. This is the third driving threat our residents’ group has encountered and by far […]

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Update — Pictures from the road rage incident at the CAW facility in Port Elgin — Sept. 3, 2012

As previously posted on Quixote (click here), there was an incident of extreme rage that occurred in front of  the CAW FEC facility on September 3, 2012 after the annual Labour Day parade.  STOP has requested a full police investigation into the threatening actions of the driver of the Mustang…. READ MORE HERE It occurred when the […]

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