Category Archives: Species at Risk

Hiding the Decline – How Wind generators obfuscate bird mortality

We have all been to those Wind Developer ‘Open Houses’ where the proponents assure us their wind generating station won’t harm birds, bats or other endangered species. They pull out glossy publications and ‘fact’ sheets and thick reports prepared by … Continue reading

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Turtles Won, Birds And Bats No Score

The Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) hearing hasn’t exactly been a case of slow and steady winning the race to save Ostrander Point from the hare-brained.  Because the Renewable Energy Approvals (REA) process does not truly provide access to Justice on … Continue reading

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No Sales Without Proof of Benefit

No Sales Without Proof of Benefit Businesses do it, home-makers do it, consumers do it, why can’t our highly paid ‘Public Servants’ do it? The Green Energy and Economy Act and the wind turbines which it imposes upon unwilling communities … Continue reading

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LSARC Blog: Is this the twilight of our unspoiled landscapes? – LOCAL2 Sault Ste. Marie

LSARC Blog: Is this the twilight of our unspoiled landscapes? – LOCAL2 Sault Ste. Marie: ” “A Vision For Lake Superior” “As citizens of Lake Superior we believe… That water is life and the quality of water determines the quality … Continue reading

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Idle on Eagles, Cranes, Turtles…

Idle on Eagles, Cranes, Turtles… Suddenly Canadians are all racist! It couldn’t possibly be that the Idle No More “movement” is seen as yet another crass manipulation of First Nations… that thought springs to mind when reports on INM blogs … Continue reading

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MNR disregards expert’s advice

Update 2, January 12, 2013: MNR double standards: “Many in Norfolk are surprised that the MNR granted the permit when DeCarolis Farms Ltd. of Simcoe was fined $10,000 more than 10 years ago for chopping down trees near an eagle’s … Continue reading

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Not a Prayer

NOT A PRAYER First Nations traditionalists believe the Eagle, because it flies so high, carries their prayers. Sadly a pair of those majestic birds in Haldimand county are without a prayer and, since yesterday’s shocking “mitigation” by wind developers, without … Continue reading

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Consultation on wind projects a sham

This article by Prof. Trebilcock perfectly and clearly describes all that is wrong with the Green Energy Act and the way it is being implemented in Ontario: Blown away Michael Trebilcock, Special to Financial Post Jul 17, 2012 Rural residents … Continue reading

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Propaganda Prevarication and Protest

The stormy weather which protestors battled to attend a well organized opposition rally and shabby public consultation on the Sumac Ridge project was nothing compared to the troubled atmosphere generated by the propaganda and prevarication inside the Rolling Hills Public … Continue reading

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M’Cheeging Protests David Suzuki & Industrial Wind Turbines

An LSARC member joined First Nations and non-First Nations people in protesting the M’Cheeging Wind Generating Station and what First Nations on Manitoulin Island see as David Suzuki’s interference in local affairs. The site of the protest had a view … Continue reading

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