By Mary Riley, My Kawartha
(MANVERS TWP) When Ward 16 Councillor Heather Stauble wanted to talk wind turbines with Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli last month, she wasn’t about to be blown off. While attending the Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) conference on Feb. 25, she and deputants from Cavan-Monaghan in Peterborough seized the opportunity to discuss wind energy projects with the minister.
At all such conferences, she noted in an interview on Tuesday (March 11), there “are lots of ministers and deputy ministers, and you get your two to five minutes” to network. Coun. Stauble said she previously met with the minister last November and was promised another meeting. “Instead, in December, the Province approved Sumac Ridge.” Read article