Good News – ERT Success! — Gord Gibbons, Alliance to Protect Prince Edward Counts

April 28, 2017 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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ERT to Hear Final Submissions on WPD Wind Project — article by Nicole Kleinsteuber

January 24, 2017 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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White Pines Wind Project Remedy Hearing Motions — APPEC

November 11, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Report on Dr. Fenton Remedy Hearing Examination — APPEC

October 13, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Report on Kari Gunson Remedy Hearing Examination — APPEC

October 13, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Green Energy Cancellation to be Front and Centre in Wind Hearings — article by Nicole Kleinsteuber

September 27, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Ontario Suspends Large Renewable Energy Procurement — News Release by Ontario Government

September 27, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

September 27, 2016 9:00 A.M. Ontario will immediately suspend the second round of its Large Renewable Procurement (LRP II) process and the Energy-from-Waste Standard Offer Program, halting procurement of over 1,000 megawatts (MW) of solar, wind, hydroelectric, bioenergy and energy from waste projects. This decision is expected to save up to $3.8 billion in electricity […]

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Status report notes from APPEC General Meeting — synopsis provided by Gary Mooney

September 27, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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APPEC General Meeting Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 1:30 pm at Mount Tabor, Milford

September 24, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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September 5 commentary by APPEC regarding wpd White Pines

September 8, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Amherst Island – APAI asks all concerned to write the Honourable Catherine McKenna

September 7, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Amherst Island – “Wind energy project opponents appeal to minister” — article by By Elliot Ferguson, Kingston Whig-Standard

September 3, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Motion for In-person Hearing Denied — wpd White Pines Tribunal orders

August 27, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Promoting the 2016 North American Ornithological Conference — video features Catherine McKenna

August 20, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

In the following video clip, Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna, talks about the importance of bird conservation and why birds really matter. She refers to the recent trilateral meeting where Justin Trudeau, Barack Obama and Enrique Peña Nieto speak to the well-being of bird habitat and migratory bird […]

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PEC Mayor Robert Quaiff moderated Association of Municipalities of Ontario 2016 Conference

August 18, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Amherst Island Appeal Fundraiser — Sunday August 21, 2016

August 11, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Stories and Working with Memory: A Workshop with Author Denise Chong Sunday August 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm Marshall Barn 1830 South Shore Road, Stella ON K0H 2S0 a tranquil setting on the Island’s shore $25 per person Denise Chong, an award-winning author best known for her family memoir, The Concubine’s Children, has published four […]

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wpd White Pines Update — Paul Peel, Secretary, APPEC

August 10, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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RIVERWALK Fund Raising Event — Sunday, September 4, 2016

July 29, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

I hope your summer is going well.   If you are a beach person, then this summer has been great.   If you are a gardener, then this summer may not be so good. There is another RIVERWALK fundraiser planned for Sunday September 4, 2016. If you missed the last two, or would like to walk the river again, […]

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Cancelled — article by Rick Conroy, the Wellington Times

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Report on Remedy Hearing for White Pines Wind Project — by Paula Peel, Secretary, APPEC

July 23, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Friday July 22, 2016 At the end of June everything was on track for the remedy hearing. We were encouraged to see our Tribunal panel, Marcia Valiante and Hugh Wilkins, endorsing all of the key findings in the Ostrander decision in their June 30 Order including the use of the precautionary principle and the ecosystem […]

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Pierced — article by Rick Conroy, the Wellington Times

July 15, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Congratulations to PECFN written by Gary Mooney – PEC resident

July 11, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Appeal period passes for Ostrander Point — article by Bruce Bell, The County Weekly News/The Intelligencer

July 7, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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PECFN breathes out — Media Release

July 6, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

July 6, 2016 For immediate Release On June 6, 2016 we reported that “The Tribunal in the Ostrander Point ERT hearing has found that “the remedies proposed by Ostrander [Gilead] and the Director are not appropriate in the unique circumstances of this case. The Tribunal finds that the appropriate remedy under s.145.2.1 (4) is to […]

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Comments by Appellant John Hirsch re the White Pines Tribunal’s procedural order of June 30, 2016

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Wind Farms vs Blanding’s Turtles – A Final Decision At Last? — Article by Charles Birchall

July 3, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

July 6, 2016 is the last date on which Ostrander can appeal a decision rendered by the ERT to once again revoke the Director’s decision to issue the REA. This is the first REA appeal proceeding where an appellant has met the environmental harm test in s. 145.2.1(2)(b) of the Environmental Protection Act (the “EPA“) […]

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Victorious and Glorious: Ostrander is saved! — article by Ted Cheskey

June 16, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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PECFN, APPEC and CCSAGE members celebrate Ostrander win

June 16, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Decision regarding remedy issued by Ostrander ERT- iwts not allowed — PECFN media release

June 6, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

June 6, 2016 For immediate release The Tribunal in the Ostrander Point ERT hearing has found that “the remedies proposed by Ostrander [Gilead] and the Director are not appropriate in the unique circumstances of this case.  The Tribunal finds that the appropriate remedy under s.145.2.1 (4) is to revoke the Director’s decision to issue the […]

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May 21 RIVERWALK raises money to Save The South Shore — next Riverwalk scheduled for Labour Day Weekend

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County’s spring beauty highlighted on International Biodiversity day event — Cheryl Anderson, Countylive.ca

May 25, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Discover the South Shore Tomorrow — International Day for Biological Diversity

May 21, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Join us to celebrate International Day For Biological Diversity along the South Shore — Myrna Wood

May 13, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Prince Edward County Field Naturalists celebrates Biodiversity Day May 22 starting at 9 am. The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. In 2016, the theme is: mainstreaming biodiversity; sustaining people and their livelihoods. Biodiversity is the foundation for life and […]

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2016 Spring Birding Festival will celebrate International Migratory Bird Day

May 4, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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“Flight of the Butterflies” — a fundraiser for Save The South Shore — Wednesday, May 18, 7 pm at the Regent Theatre, Picton

May 2, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

On Wednesday, May 18, the PEC Field Naturalists will pay tribute to Monarch butterflies in a fundraising event at The Regent Theatre. The evening’s centrepiece will be Flight of the Butterflies, a movie that tells the story of how Fred and Norah Urquhart, two Canadian scientists, solved the mystery of where Monarchs spend the winter. […]

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Council Meeting on Road Users Agreement with WPD White Pines Wind Inc. — report by Paula Peel, APPEC

April 27, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

By the 7 pm start time Council Chambers were packed full and the adjoining Committee Room was standing room only. Despite the strong show of opposition from members of the community Council approved a Road Users Agreement (RUA) for the White Pines Wind Project.  Acting on the advice of County solicitor Wayne Fairbrother, the RUA was […]

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County gives green light to road user agreement — article by Nicole Kleinsteuber, Quinte News)

April 27, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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APPEC not happy with latest decision — Article by Bruce Bell, The County Weekly News/The Intelligencer

April 26, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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ERT decides in favour of APPEC’s stay motion, some reservations — statement by Orville Walsh

April 25, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Today the Environmental Review Tribunal issued a decision on APPEC’s motion for a stay on WPD’s proposed White Pines Wind Project.  The Tribunal has upheld APPEC’s motion in part, finding that vegetation clearing will cause irreparable harm to the Blanding’s turtle.  According to the Tribunal: “the Approval Holder’s vegetation clearing and site preparation activities in spring foraging […]

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Revised wpd road users agreement before council Tuesday — Article by Sue Capon, Countylive.ca

April 25, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Spring Riverwalk Fundraiser at Mill Falls House B&B, Saturday May 21 — announcement by Cheryl Anderson

April 19, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Saturday May 21 from 10 am until 1 pm is the date and time for the Spring Riverwalk at Mill Falls House B&B, 745 Crowes Rd Milford.  You are invited to spend some time exploring the Mill Falls meadow and riverside property in all its spring finery.  Guides will be available to show the way […]

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Video on Monarch Butterfly — The National, CBC News

April 16, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

The Prince Edward National Wildlife Area, located along the South Shore, is just one three International Monarch Butterfly Reserves located in Canada. Millions of butterflies gather here, feeding and waiting to migrate.

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MPP Todd Smith demands answers from MOECC Minister Glen Murray — Hansard transcript from April 12

April 14, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Why there should be no construction on the South Shore in April and May – article by Myrna Wood and Cheryl Anderson

April 14, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Media release There will be a full moon on Friday April 22 which could be the first fledging of Whip-poor-will chicks on the South Shore in 2016. Whip-poor-wills use the long hours of light during the full moon to gather insects to feed their young. They nest on open ground near woodlands in order that […]

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Less than 30 seats remain for the “Tapas and Wine Tastings” fundraiser

April 12, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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APPEC lawyer Eric Gillespie is guest on the County Grapevine program at 99.3 County FM, Monday 12:05 p.m. — message by Orville Walsh

April 10, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

On Monday (April 11) Eric Gillespie will be a guest on County Grapevine on 99.3 County FM.  Co-host Lynn Pickering will ask Eric about Friday’s decision by the Environmental Review Tribunal to grant a temporary stay on WPD’s Renewable Energy Approval, which has put a stop to construction work at the project site. County Grapevine […]

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Video of vegetation clearing at turbine site 16 on Wednesday — video by Thomas Wayne Harris

April 10, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

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Details regarding the stay — statement by Orville Walsh

April 8, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Late this afternoon the Environmental Review Tribunal granted a temporary stay of WPD’s Renewable Energy Approval (REA).  As a result of the stay all construction work at the project site has been brought to a halt.  The Tribunal will schedule a written hearing at a later date to decide on the merits of a more permanent stay. This long-awaited […]

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STAY HAS BEEN GRANTED!!

April 8, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

STAY HAS BEEN GRANTED!!http://www.windconcernsontario.ca/motion-for-stay-in-white-pines-wind-farm-granted-by-ert/ Posted by Save The South Shore on Friday, April 8, 2016

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Not biased — Article by Rick Conroy, The Wellington Times

April 8, 2016 Borys Holowacz Latest Posts

Ostrander Point order delivered by Heather Gibbs and Robert Wright regarding bias and disqualification.The Tribunal… Posted by Save The South Shore on Friday, April 8, 2016

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