Chuck Edey bows out of working group meetings

By Mary Golem, Owen Sound Sun Times
The president of Leader Resources Services Corp. has told members of the inter-municipal wind turbine working group his company will no longer send representatives to or participate in any meetings.

In a letter to group chairman Mark Davis, Charles (Chuck) Edey says Leader “had hoped to provide positive, helpful input to your group, however, we have come to the conclusion that our attendance is not wanted at the meetings.” Continue reading

Chuck Edey Crashes and Burns

In a case eerily similar to the Onco Petroleum collapse, investors have lost more than $20 million they poured into Echo Energy Inc., a London-based oil and gas exploration firm that drilled near Port Burwell.

Chuck Edey, who followed Conn as president at Echo and backs Fuda, had a simple answer when asked why Echo failed: “There wasn’t the gas there that people thought there was.”  Edey said he’s relying on the courts to sort out the Echo collapse.

“I’d like to believe that after the receiver’s done, the Fuda faction and the Conn faction will sit in court and determine who is accountable for what happened,” he said.  In the meantime, Edey, who is also president of Leader Resources, a wind power company, is managing Echo for court-appointed receiver KPMG.

Read entire article here: London Free Press

Wind developer packs PAC

By Cheryl Heath, Clinton News Record

In a marked departure from the typical Central Huron Planning Advisory Committee with an empty gallery, hundreds of area residents had to be packed into the REACH Centre Auditorium Jan. 20, for a scheduled presentation by wind developer Chuck Edey.

While the delegation, officially provided by Leader Resources on its two scheduled projects for the area, was for information purposes’ only and not for any decision by council, it nonetheless proved to draw a standing room-only crowd, most of whom proved to be against the idea of industrial wind turbines coming to the municipality. Continue reading