Tag Archives: Protest

Dalton McGuinty defends wind farm development

Randy Richmond — London Free Press — November 2, 2012 As dozens of anti-wind turbine protesters marched outside, Premier Dalton McGuinty reiterated in London his government’s commitment to the controversial plan to dot Ontario’s landscape with the turbines. “I want to convey I respect the right of these individuals to express their concerns,” McGuinty said […]

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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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Withering Wind

Wellington Times — September 7, 2012 Pro and anti-industrial wind forces face off in Picton As protests go, it remained a fairly restrained affair. There were a few noisy confrontations but little disruption of the wind energy developer’s public meeting. The heavy security presence and a smattering of plain-clothes police officers weren’t called upon to […]

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Protestors at CAW Labour Day Parade

Bayshore Broadcasting News — September 3, 2012 Wind turbine protestors were peaceful at the parade with signs (Port Elgin ) The 17th edition of the Port Elgin Labour Day parade, put on by CAW retirees, went smoothly. There were some protest signs against the CAW turbine along the Goderich Street route, but everything was peaceful. […]

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Haldimand protestors disrupt Samsung dinner

Eddie Chau — Dunnville Chronicle — August 17, 2012 FISHERVILLE – “Stop the wind turbines. We don’t want them.” Simple and to the point, those were some of the words uttered by 55 protestors that stood outside the Fisherville Community Centre Aug. 16 to voice their opinions about large-scale wind turbines being erected in their communities. The […]

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Firsthand report and pictures — Clearview protest, Aug. 2, 2012

Paul Kuster — Clearview, ON The parade was coordinated at the Clearview Nursery which is owned by Kevin Elwood.   Three lanes of vehicles assembled on his airstrip prior to the start of the parade. Cars, trucks and tractors with wagons were decked out in various signs and red balloons.  The parade headed east to […]

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CTV (Barrie) newscast re: Clearview wind turbine protest

The first 4 minutes of the following CTV newscast highlights the protest in Clearview over plans to erect 500 foot tall wind turbines near the Collingwood airport. thursday-august-02-2012-ctv-news-at-6-webcast

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T-shirt and Banner Images

We’re getting requests for these image files for t-shirts and banners.  If you would like  a copy of the file to have them printed for yourself or your group, please send us an email (KeepOntarioBeautiful@hotmail.ca) and we’ll forward the image file to you. — Donna Quixote       First Banner Second Banner

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CAW Wind turbine parade — professionally done

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Port Elgin Protesters take Demonstration to CAW Centre

Bill Henry — Owen Sound Sun Times — April 15, 2012 Protesters shouted “take it down” and “shame on you” at the gates of the Canadian Auto Workers centre in Port Elgin. “That thing makes people sick, take it down,” Greg Schmalz said as close to 300 people joined the chant Saturday afternoon. Tractors and […]

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STOP Protest Parade movie trailer

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Port Elgin Wind Turbine Protest

Sunday April 15, 2012 With hundreds of Canadian Auto Workers delegates inside, protestors took to the streets outside the CAW’s Family Education Centre to protest the construction of a wind turbine. Link to pictures at 101.7 The One

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CAW wind turbine Protest Parade — April 14, 2012

Pictures from the Port Elgin protest parade against the CAW industrial wind turbine which has been erected within town limits.  Over 100 homes are within the 550 metre setback.  There are also 2 soccer fields and a day care just a short distance from this behemoth.  The manufacturers OWN guidelines recommend a safety zone of […]

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Video from CAW Port Elgin protest parade — April 14, 2012

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First report of CAW turbine protest

Contrary to CAW President Ken Lewenza’s assertions to the media yesterday that opposition to the CAW wind turbine at their Family Education Centre is dwindling, Port Elgin and other supporters from across the province gave a strong showing for their protest parade today. And if Lewenza was not the spineless weasel that he is, he would have addressed the […]

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