Monthly Archives: January 2014

Legal – APPEC Report (Part 2) on Jan 23, 2014 ERT Appeal Hearing on health

APPEC’s case is being heard by Justices Nordheimer, Linhares de Sousa and Whitaker of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Divisional Court). To give some background APPEC appealed the Environmental Review Tribunal’s Decision of last July (2013) to dismiss APPEC’s … Continue reading

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Legal – APPEC Report (Part 1) on Jan 23, 2014 Ostrander Point ERT Appeal Hearing

This was the final day of the 3-day hearing.  The morning began with a submission from South Shore Conservancy which has Intervenor Status at the hearing followed by the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists’ Counter-Appeal on migratory birds and alvar. The … Continue reading

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Legal – APPEC Report on Jan 22, 2014 Ostrander Point ERT Appeal Hearing

Day Two of the 3-day hearing before the Divisional Court focused on the finding of the Environmental Review Tribunal that if allowed to proceed Gilead Power’s wind project at Ostrander Point in Prince Edward County will cause serious and irreversible … Continue reading

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Legal – Jan 21, 2014 – Report on Jan. 21, 2014 Ostrander Point ERT Appeal Hearing

The following is an APPEC report for the first day of the Ostrander Point ERT Appeal hearing. Paula Peel of the APPEC Board will be reporting on the proceedings trough the week.    Report on Jan 21, 2014 Ostrander Point ERT … Continue reading

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Legal – Jan 21, 2014 – Blanding’s Turtles are Back in Court

  Blanding’s Turtle There was some great news today for the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists (PECFN) from the Ontario divisional court panel, headed by Justice Ian Nordheimer. The 3 judge panel ruled that Gilead Power could not introduce new … Continue reading

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Environment – Jan 19, 2014 – Action Request re: EBR posting for Amherst Island Wind Project

Both APPEC and the Association to Protect Amherst Island (APAI) has sent out a notification requesting support for people to post comments concerning the Windlectric’s 37-turbine wind project on AmherstIsland that has been deemed complete by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) and is now  … Continue reading

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Legal – Jan 17, 2014 – Letter from MPP Todd Smith – RE APPEC Legal Appeal

Our MPP Todd Smith sends some timely words of support and encouragement as we take our case to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice next week.  Mr. Smith has indicated to us that he will be monitoring the proceedings closely.  We are fortunate to have Mr. Smith … Continue reading

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