Protesters take demonstration to CAW centre

By Bill Henry, Owen Sound Sun Times

Protesters shouted “take it down” and “shame on you” at the gates of the Canadian Auto Workers centre in Port Elgin. “That thing makes people sick, take it down,” Greg Schmalz said as close to 300 people joined the chant Saturday afternoon.

Tractors and other farm vehicles, including a horse-drawn wagon, gathered in downtown Port Elgin at noon for the protest parade through town and out to the CAW Family Education Centre. Cyclists and dozens of people walking with signs, small children and dogs joined the march along the way. A small airplane or two buzzed over the gathering, appearing to fly perilously close to the turbine tower as the crowd watched and cheered. Read article

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