Wind Victims Ontario
Credit: By Sherri Lange, CEO, North American Platform Against Wind Power (NA-PAW) – OGRA, Ontario Good Roads Association, Milestones Volume 14 No.1, Conference 2014 ogra.uberflip.com ~~ and National Wind Watch
Wind turbines now proliferate in rural Ontario, with more projects announced nearly weekly as December 2013 closed. “Merry Christmas, Ontario.” The speed with which a rural transformation has occurred has left communities reaching deep into pockets for legal fees, creative measures to self-protect, and engaging in, even helping to refocus a shifting political landscape. Not easy, given the block of City voters with little knowledge of the rural demise.
What city dwellers may not yet appreciate, but increasing are coming to know, is that the heartland of Ontario, the vibrant foodland and historic muscle of the province, Northern communities with impressive tourism and natural beauty, have been mercilessly shredded of democratic rights, rights to have a say about massive industrial energy facilities, and split from basic rights to protect home, property, community, and property values. In a few short years, the Green Energy and Economy. Read article