Aug 21st, 2016
Shoutout to Eden Mills ON – mentioned in last paragraph By TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG New York Times ASHTON HAYES, England — This small village of about 1,000 people looks like any other nestled in the countryside. But Ashton Hayes is different in an important way when it comes to one of the world’s m...
Apr 30th, 2016
By Mehreen Shahid, Orillia Packet & Times A Port Severn gas station could soon become an electric-car charging point. Jagdish Kang, owner and operator of Jag’s Petro-Canada Fuel and Convenience, applied for a grant through Ontario’s Green Investment Fund and has been approved for $130...
Apr 20th, 2016
Coal-Free Ontario with Morgan Freeman From the Ontario Clean Air Alliance The leadership of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance in helping Ontario to become the first jurisdiction to end the use of coal-fired electricity for health and environmental reasons has not gone unnotic...
Apr 8th, 2016
from Angela Bischoff Ontario Clean Air Alliance On Wednesday Ontario’s Opposition Leader, Patrick Brown, asked Premier Wynne to call a Commission of Inquiry into her Government’s political fundraising practices. According to Mr. Brown, “The people of Ontario need to know if government contracts and g...
Mar 31st, 2016
By Andrew Philips Barrie Examiner COLLINGWOOD — The saga surrounding Collingwood’s controversial decision to sell half of its utility several years ago adds another chapter Thursday. As a mammoth freedom of information (FOI) report shines a steady spotlight on nearly year-long corresponde...
Mar 11th, 2016
Looking back: A woman holds her dog as they are scanned for radiation in March 2011 at a scanning centre for residents living close to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. By Linda Pentz Gunter The Ecologist Five years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster began to unfold, the searing psychologi...
Mar 9th, 2016
From Georgian College website David Suzuki in President’s Thought Leadership Speaker Series This series brings Canadian heroes, popular personalities and innovative industry partners to Georgian campuses to share their experiences and advice with students, alumni, donors and friends of the college. ...
Feb 29th, 2016
How endangered Little Brown Bats and Blanding’s Turtles stalled another wind-turbine project in Prince Edward County By: Jim Coyle Toronto Star Blessed are the small and humble, for they, it seems, shall halt wind turbines. In the latest instalment of the epic machine vs. nature struggle being ...
Feb 29th, 2016
Township plans to appeal wind project By Elliot Ferguson, Kingston Whig-Standard PLEVNA — North Frontenac Township is to appeal any large-scale wind energy project approved for the township. Township council agreed on Friday that an appeal to the Environmental Review Tribunal would be pursued i...
Feb 26th, 2016
from the Alliance to Protect Prince Edward County AWARE News Network Dear APPEC supporters, We are pleased to announce that APPEC’s appeal of wpd’s White Pines Wind Project has been upheld in part. The Tribunal has found that the White Pines project will cause serious and irreversible ha...