Alerts and Events: Canada
These postings are provided to help publicize and provide examples of the efforts of affiliated groups and individuals related to industrial wind energy development. Most of the notices posted here are not the product of nor are they necessarily endorsed by National Wind Watch.
Toronto, Ontario / Feb. 24, 2014 For too long the complaints about the impacts of industrial wind turbines from rural Ontario have been ignored at every level of our Liberal government. Before and after the Green Energy Act became law individuals pleaded with the Ministers of Energy, Environment and Health to do something to fix the problems people were reporting about the chronic sleep disturbance, ear pain, high blood pressure and noise annoyance. Health Canada’s Principle Investigator Dr. David Michaud . . .
On FEB 24 we will let ALL politicians at Queens Park know that WE ARE NOT GOING AWAY and that existing and proposed industrial wind turbines have to be dealt with and will AGAIN be a major election issue. Mothers Against Turbines is putting the challenge out there to show MPPs and Toronto that the years of abuse of provincial power has to stop! Let’s rise to the occasion and send a very clear message to MPPs that industrial wind . . .
(Slightly edited from the version read at the rally) Let us be clear about why we are here today. This is a demonstration of “We, The People” versus “We, The Corporations”! (I have of course borrowed the phrase from the American Declaration of Independence.) This is an in-your-face demonstration of “We, The People” versus the wind energy companies that are strangling rural Ontario – strangling us with the approval and encouragement of our government! I want to say “Thank you, rural . . .
“I have had to permanently move out of my home because of this problem… Since I have moved to another location I have no longer had any health problems related to the noise from the wind turbines … All of the parties involved in creating this problem have been notified about it … and absolutely nothing has been done about it.” “We are left with a basic existence – loss of family – you know you are worth absolutely nothing” “We keep . . .
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Source: North American Platform Against Windpower and Great Lakes Wind Truth
Offshore Alert! Leedco’s First Fresh Water Lake Energy Scam energizes international watchdog agencies: More resolve that the Great Lakes are NOT doomed to become another “green energy basket case” “WHOSE MONEY IS BEING SPENT ON A PROJECT THAT HAS NOT EVEN BEEN APPROVED, AND WHY IS DRILLING OF THE LAKE BOTTOM BEING PERMITTED AT THIS STAGE?” —Suzanne Albright, Great Lakes Wind Truth Plans are underway by Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) and Freshwater Wind, LLC to construct five massive . . .
Summary: The proponent, Sprott Power Corp, has failed to demonstrate that the Goulais Wind Farm will provide advantages to Algoma District. There is high risk that impact on tourism will be adverse, a subject that is inadequately addressed. The setbacks to neighbouring property lines do not provide adequate safety from known failures, and the provided documentation that claims accidents are of low frequency or that root causes have been addressed have not been adequately provided. The noise assessment fails to . . .
For the SECOND year in a row, people from around the province will arrive in Toronto on Wed., April 3rd to protest at Simcoe Park opposite the Toronto Convention Centre on Front St. After rallying, we will march to raise awareness of the issue for our urban neighbours! Buses will be rolling in at 11:30 from across the province to demand an end to the threat from industrial wind turbines. WE ARE NOT GOING AWAY! People in Ontario have had . . .