Windmill security overkill: Residents

By Valerie MacDonald, Northumberland Today

ROSENEATH — The security was high at an open house at the Alnwick Civic Centre held for a proposed local wind farm Friday night.

Not only was there a police cruiser sitting outside -but there were at least three OPP officers on duty but out of uniform, about a half dozen uniformed security guards and another security man in plain clothes, as well as video surveillance. A sign warned about the latter and suggested people leave if they didn’t want to be videotaped. Continue reading

Editorial: Where was the public consultation?

Orangeville Citizen

WITHOUT JUDGING the project, we are as bemused as Melancthon Council by the apparent approval of a 100 MW wind farm without any public consultation.

We might not be quite so taken aback were it not an obviously misleading response from Environment Minister John Gerretson to the council’s request to Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Jim Bradley. Continue reading