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Manitoulin: Tax losses from wind turbine project already starting to add up

Letter to the Manitoulin Expositor — August 21, 2013 NEMI has turned its back on a great potential tax base and a lifeline for the community: retiring Baby Boomers. We retired and moved to the Strawberry Channel in December 2011. Almost a year later, we found that 24 Northland Power Wind Turbines (the largest in […]

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Manitoulin Coalition for Safe Energy Alternatives website has posted their reasons for pulling their appeal

From Central Bruce Wind Action: Dec 12,2012 We want all our supporters to know that this was a very difficult decision. It was in NO way because we did not believe in the absolute truth of our opinion. We have done our research. We know that there will be serious harm to the health of […]

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Ruth Farquhar: Turbines will endanger Manitoulin Island tourism

The Sudbury Star — November 26, 2012 Manitoulin Island will never be the same. When I read the headline in the local press that the McLean’s Mountain wind turbine project has been given approval, my heart sank a little. The provincial government has given the project the green light. The Green Energy portfolio is turning […]

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Islanders voice opposition to wind turbines

Ruth Farquhar — Sudbury Star — April 2, 2012 It was a perfect moment. The eagle soared so high that it started to go out of sight, and one First Nations member said it is taking our message to the creator. One can only hope. It couldn’t have been a better day to gather in […]

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Wind protest to be held today — McLean’s Mountain wind farm

By KEVIN PRIDDLE, FOR THE SUDBURY STAR — March 31, 2012 Critics from the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve on Manitoulin Island will try to take the wind out of the sails of the McLean’s Mountain wind farm project with a peaceful protest planned for Saturday. “We do not want wind turbines on our island,” said […]

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