December, 2014

Decision time in the Appeal Court of Ontario – Nature Canada intervenes on behalf of the Prince Edward County Field Naturalist

December 10, 2014 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Ted Cheskey Senior Manager, Bird Conservation Programs Our very own Stephen Hazell, MSc LLB., donned his court robes and intervened on behalf of Nature Canada, in support of the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists at a hearing in the highest court in Ontario on December 8. This hearing is the third in a battle between […]

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Day 2 Analysis — Garth Manning, CCSAGE

December 9, 2014 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Now we know what the stacks of paper before the 3 Judges and 12 lawyers were all about. During the day, the lawyers for Gilead and for the Ministry spent a mind-numbing three hours and six minutes concentrating on one theme. To do so, each constantly referred the Judges to pages among the many thousands […]

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Day 1 Analysis — Garth Manning, CCSAGE

December 9, 2014 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

An aggregation of advocates (12 altogether) and a blizzard of paper (stacks well over a foot tall in front of each lawyer and judge) faced Justices Cronk (chair), Epstein and Juriansz in Courtroom 2  in historic Osgoode Hall at the opening of the appeal by Prince Edward County Field Naturalists of the overturning of the […]

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Turtles vs. turbines: Ontario court case could have widespread repercussions – CTV News

December 9, 2014 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press Published Monday, December 8, 2014 11:47AM EST  TORONTO — An expert tribunal was entitled to conclude a proposed wind farm would devastate a population of already threatened turtles, Ontario’s top court heard Monday. The case, which pits turtles against turbines, could have widespread repercussions as to how endangered species are […]

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Turtles tackle green energy — Toronto Star article

December 6, 2014 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

By John Spears, Published on Fri Dec 05 2014 Turtles and wind turbines head for what’s likely to be a final legal showdown Monday in Ontario’s highest court. At stake: The fate of a proposed wind farm on Ostrander’s Point at the southeasterly tip of Prince Edward County. Balanced against it — the well-being of […]

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Media Release – PECFN heads to the Court of Appeal

December 4, 2014 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

December 4, 2014 Picton:  On December 8 and 9 PECFN will be defending the Environmental Review Tribunal ruling that denied the Ministry of the Environment approval of Industrial Wind Turbine development at Ostrander Point.  The case will be heard in the Appeal Court of Ontario, Osgoode Hall Rm 2 starting at 1030.  We expect PECFN […]

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