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Make Rural Ontario Stronger

On Friday  Nov 25th Ted McMeekin  (Min.of Ag,Food and Rural Affairs) was on a talk show  on Owen Sound radio AM 560. Several times he mentioned the importance of strong communities being important to Rural Ontario. He went as far … Continue reading

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Horizon’s Open House meeting

Here’s how they really came across.  The videographer hired was hasseled at the door by requiring him to have waivers signed by attendees.  Meanwhile TBTNews was given the green light to shoot.  Many questions were deflected however, as you will … Continue reading

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Council delays decision on Bala Falls project

Proposed hydro-electric station threatens to destroy scenic Muskoka landmark, opponents claim.  It’s not a wind farm, but they’re using the same tactics. John Spears Business Reporter http://thestar.com PORT CARLING – The Township of Muskoka Lakes didn’t say Yes to a … Continue reading

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Open House

We need all our friends, neighbours, family members to attend the Big Thunder Wind Park FINAL OPEN HOUSES scheduled for: MONDAY, AUGUST 23rd , 2010 BESTWESTERN NOR’WESTER RESORT HOTEL FROM 6 – 9 PM TUESDAY, AUGUST 24th, 2010 AT THE … Continue reading

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Not so fast….More information required please.

TBNewsWatch http://tbnewswatch.com/news/Default.aspx?cid=99022 By Jamie Smith tbnewswatch.com The city has asked for more information before it will sign off on proposed wind turbine sites for a controversial wind project. Council made and passed a resolution Tuesday night requesting copies of all … Continue reading

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A view from a Wind Turbine in Thunder Bay

Last week Ward Bond, owner of Loch Lomond Ski Area invited members of the media and council to ride in a helicopter to see the view from a turbine’s perspective.  Whiskair took them up to 100 metres; the height of … Continue reading

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Does money grow on wind farms?

They’re asking the same questions in the UK… Wind turbines are a poor way to harness energy – but a very good way to generate public subsidies, says Andrew Gilligan. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/7823681/Does-money-grow-in-wind-farms.html From the summit of Plynlimon, in the deep country … Continue reading

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