Construction is underway on 37 wind turbines just south of Bayfield. Once complete, they’ll make up the Bluewater Wind Farm. It’s a project that has divided the community, even families.
“I have cousins that have put up turbines and unfortunately we’re not talking right now,” says resident Mervin Steckle.
One of those cousins is Paul Steckle, the former Liberal MP is a turbine leaseholder. He says he’s never seen an issue divide his community like wind turbines. “To see the divisiveness within our own family name is not something that frankly I’m very proud of.” Read article