Monthly Archives: March 2016

Divisional Court’s Decision on the Stay Appeal

Dear APPEC Members, Late this afternoon we received word from the Ontario Divisional Court that our appeal of the motion for a stay has been dismissed. APPEC provided evidence from four expert witnesses of serious and irreversible harm to Blanding’s … Continue reading

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March 22, 2016 – Motion to Save Blandings Turtles Denied

On March 5, 2016 APPEC submitted a motion for a stay stopping all physical activity ​related to the White Pines ​wind ​project​.  The motion was considered necessary after WPD​, the project developer, notified APPEC that it would start clearing vegetation … Continue reading

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Mayor Quaiff’s email to council

My Fellow Colleagues, I send you this message as my feelings and opinion on the agenda item we will deal with this Thursday about wpd, the following excerpt are my thoughts. I urge you to agree with me that we … Continue reading

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Joint Letter to Mayor & Councillors

      Dear Mayor Quaiff and Councillors: Re: Committee of the Whole meeting on Thursday March 24, 2016, Agenda item 6.7 Road Users Agreement and Community Benefit Agreement. Approving a “Road Users Agreement” at this time is premature and … Continue reading

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Tapas and Wine Tasting – Saturday, April 23, 2016

Please join us for a Tapas and Wine tasting event at the Picton Curling Club on Saturday April 23 at 5:30 p.m.  Chef Michael Hoy will pair delicious tapas (small savoury dishes) with samples of unique Spanish wines imported especially … Continue reading

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Photos show the many types of vegetation that wpd intends to destroy

APPEC’s motion is still being heard by the White Pines Tribunal panel as the County takes a deep breath in anticipation. These photos show the many types of vegetation at the project site that would be cleared in order to … Continue reading

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Update on APPEC’s motion for stay against wind developer WPD

Within days after the Environment Review Tribunal (ERT) upheld APPEC’s appeal of the White Pines wind project, wind developer WPD said that it would start work on the project on March 14, 2016. APPEC responded quickly with a motion for a stay on any physical activity on … Continue reading

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