January, 2016

Township mayor ‘dumbfounded’ by police turbine fees — Elliot Ferguson, Kingston Whig-Standard

January 22, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Policing the windmills on Wolfe Island is to cost Frontenac Islands Township more than 25,000 more this year. (Elliot Ferguson/The Whig-Standard) Wednesday, January 20, 2016       MARYSVILLE — Recent changes to how the Ontario Provincial Police bill municipalities for service could have a major impact on rural townships that are home to wind turbines. More than […]

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MOECC’s Statement of Environmental Values — analysis by Myrna Wood

January 21, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Prince Edward County South Shore Important Bird Area (IBA) is outlined. During oral submissions held in Toronto on January 15, 2016, MOECC lawyer Ms. Davis emphasized the MOECC was acting in the public interest by approving the Gilead power project because it involves renewable energy. A “discussion” between Mr. Wright and Ms. Davis regarding the MOECC’s Statement of […]

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WINTER WALK-A-THON — Over $2400 raised for the South Shore Appeal Fund

January 17, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

64 people came out to raise over $2400 for the South Shore Appeal Fund. We thank all volunteers and Long Dog… Posted by Save The South Shore on Sunday, January 17, 2016

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The drama continues – post by Cheryl Anderson

January 16, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

On Friday Jan 15 Heather Gibbs and Robert Wright the Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) panel, convened yet another day of hearings into PECFN’s appeal of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) Renewable Energy Approval (REA) of the Gilead Power Industrial Wind turbine project at Ostrander Point Crown Land Block. We were in a […]

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Final oral submissions for two ERT appeals coming up

January 11, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Here is important information about happenings for the next 2 weeks. On January 15 the final oral presentations in the Ostrander Point ERT will be heard at 10:00am at Human Rights Tribunal Ontario (HRTO) Hearing Rooms, 14th Floor, 655 Bay Street, Toronto. A teleconference call line will be available to attend from a remote location.  Please […]

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Members of the PECI Environment Club count winter birds

January 2, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Picton: Early on January 2, intrepid members of the Prince Edward Collegiate Institute (PECI) environment club (and a parent) joined Mark Read, Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory’s NatureHood Coordinator to do a “Kids’ Christmas Bird Count”. Like the traditional Christmas Bird Count, the Christmas Bird Count (CBC) for Kids gathers birdwatchers for a bird count, and […]

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