Archive | Canada RSS feed for this archive

North Bay Community Opposition to Wind Project Made Loud and Clear

Rob Learn — North Bay Nipissing News — March 12, 2015 MATTAWA – It was a message loud enough and clear enough that the proponent of a controversial wind energy project couldn’t ignore or deny on Friday night at a community meeting in Mattawa. François Morin, senior development manager with Innergex, said the company needs […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

A Comparison Diagram Between Wind and Nuclear

From the Canadian Facebook Group “Talk Nuclear” 

3 Comments Continue Reading →

Dr. Robert Y. McMurtry Statement Related to Health Canada Study and Denise Wolfe Synopsis

Breaking News from the North American Platform Against Wind Power: Statement related to Health Canada’s flawed wind turbine and health study summary, Dr. Robert Y. McMurtry November 9, 2014 On the heels of a media release by the North American Platform Against Wind Power, and on receipt of a sound exploratory synopsis (Denise Wolfe) of gaps and errors in […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

Rash of Vandalism at Southwestern Ontario Wind Farms — Oh well !

John Milner — London Free Press — October 25, 2014 Ontario wind farms have made enemies, enemies prepared to cross legal boundaries. That’s becoming a serious new challenge for police in Southwestern Ontario, where the majority of the province’s wind farms are located. In the past few weeks, there has been a spate of attacks […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Ontario: MoECC Monitoring Turbine Noise in South Dundas

Nelson Zandbergen — AgriNews — August 2014 BRINSTON Leslie Disheau has her ear to the ground in South Dundas, and for 10 days last month, a very powerful ear trained on the sky around her Brinston home as well. Ontarios Ministry of Environment and Climate Change installed the basketball-sized microphone atop a temporary 30-foot listening […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

Brakes put on Grand Bend Wind Farm

John Milner — London Free Press — July 8, 2014 Faced with appeals against its $380-million project hugging the Lake Huron shoreline, the developer of the Grand Bend Wind Farm is applying the brakes.​ Some preliminary work for the wind farm will likely start later this year, but major construction now won’t begin until the […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Oak Ridges Moraine Wind Project a Threat to Ontario’s Water (So sayeth the Toronto Star)

Tip o’ the hat to D. Wrightman for this article. Maude Barlow and Cindy Sutch — Toronto Star — July 7, 2014 The provincial government should revoke its approval of a wind project on the Oak Ridges Moraine and stop allowing development to take precedence over the protection of our water. The Sumac Ridge wind project […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Transport Canada Demands 8 Turbines Near Chatham Airport be Removed by End of Year

CTV news – July 6, 2014 Transport Canada has issued an order requiring the eight wind turbines near Cedar Springs be removed by the end of this year. The organization originally issued a letter requesting “voluntary compliance” last year. In a release sent out by the municipality, Chatham-Kent mayor Randy Hope, says,“there is no safety […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Good Response to Trees Not Turbines Event in Port Elgin Today

Paul helped spread the message about how trees are far more helpful to our environment than 500 foot tall industrial machines by selling white pines to support our cause.

4 Comments Continue Reading →

Ontario: Replace Green Energy Act in favour of pollution control technology

The Windsor Star (Letters) — April 29, 2014 In 2005, a cost-benefit analysis was done on reducing air pollution from power plants in Ontario. This report from Powergrid International did not recommend the support of wind or solar power, in effect came out and condemned it, which we now call the Green Energy Act. The […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Nova Scotia: Tempers Flare at Wind Turbine Meeting (Where Have We Heard This Before?)

Tip o’ the hat to Wind Energy’s Absurd for the find. M Chiasson — Truro Daily — April 28, 2014 A public meeting this week regarding a wind turbine project for Greenfield and Lower Harmony quickly turned into a verbal confrontation between the developer and community residents. About 70 people attended a public meeting on […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

Ontario: Julian Falconer to Speak at Wind Turbine Town Hall Meeting

Paul Morden — Sarnia Observer — April 22, 2014 Noted Canadian lawyer Julian Falconer is set to speak at a May 5 town hall meeting a Plympton-Wyoming citizens group is organizing to rally support for its fight against Suncor Energy’s proposed 46-turbine Cedar Point Wind Power Project. Falconer, known for his human rights advocacy and […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Wind Energy Debate is Getting Ugly in Ontario

Roy L. Hales — EcoReport — April 21, 2014 Charges are being laid after an incident where two people, at a South Huron council meeting on March 17, claim to have been manhandled. A bulldozer’s tires were slashed in Grand Bend and the words “Stop Wind Power” was the towns’ greeting sign. “We understand that […]

3 Comments Continue Reading →

Former Liberal MP is a turbine leaseholder at the new Bluewater Wind Farm. Quelle Surprise!!

Bluewater Wind Farm creates divide in community Click here to watch video CTV news (London) — April 16, 2014 Construction is underway on 37 wind turbines just south of Bayfield.  Once complete, they’ll make up the Bluewater Wind Farm.   It’s a project that has divided the community, even families. “I have cousins that have put […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

North America Slow to Reverse Renewables Projects, But it’s Turn will Soon Come

(Tip o’ the hat to M.Taylor) Lawrence Solomon — Financial Post — April 4, 2014 Only those in fantasyland should expect a contract to be sacrosanct when one party to the transaction makes the law Europe taught us to spare no expense in supporting wind and solar projects, the better to help the planet survive. […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →