Monthly Archives: November 2013

Environment – Nov. 24, 2013 – Dr. Roberta Bondar a Friend of Amherst Island

The Association to Protect Amherst Island is honoured to welcome Dr. Roberta Bondar as a Friend of Amherst Island. The world’s first neurologist in space, acclaimed photographer, environmental educator, author and humanist, Dr. Bondar strongly supports the preservation of Amherst Island. … Continue reading

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Legal News – Nov. 22, 2013 – U.S. Superior Court ruling supports claims of wind turbine victims

BARNSTABLE (Nov. 22) In a major victory for homeowners living near a wind turbine in Falmouth, Barnstable Superior Court Judge Christopher J. Muse issued a preliminary injunction today to sharply reduce the turbine’s hours of operation. The Court found that … Continue reading

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Unwill Hosts #74 – Nov. 19, 2013 – Dufferin County Not A Willing Host

Dufferin County declared the whole county an Unwilling Host at their meeting last week. Most of the lower tier municipalities within the County had already declared but this development adds Mono, Shelburne and Orangeville to the list of communities. For … Continue reading

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Political – Nov. 21, 2013 – Premier in town for Leal’s 10th anniversary bash

Outside the premier was met with boos, chants and placards. Inside she was met with warm handshakes, introductions and applause. Premier Kathleen Wynne met with boisterous wind farm protesters outside the Evinrude Centre Thursday night before heading inside for a … Continue reading

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Environment – Nov 8, 2013 – US wind turbines kill 600,000 bats a year–and birds too

Parker Gallant from the County in preparation for the Ostrander Point appeal learned of this US report. He also learned that in spite of the fact bats fly hundreds of meters, the Ontario regulations only consider harm to these animals if … Continue reading

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