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Elderly woman killed in crash

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Elderly woman killed in crash

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a fatal crash that saw an elderly woman killed on Hwy. 3 in Wainfleet Saturday. Wainfleet fire Chief Harry Flagg said firefighters were dispatched to the scene, west of Marr/Case Rds. close to 1 p.m. “We had 13 firefighters, three engines, the rescue truck and myself on scene,” said Flagg. […]

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Last wind turbine almost in place

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Last wind turbine almost in place

Work on the final wind turbine in the Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc. project was underway on Friday. Workers were lifting a section of wind turbine #5 into place in the afternoon, with only the nacelle and three blades left to install. The project consists of five turbines in Wainfleet, three off of Concession 1, and […]

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Wind turbine appeal dismissed

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Wind turbine appeal dismissed

  Environmental Review Tribunal renders decision The appeal by Skydive Burnaby over two wind turbines being built by Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc. on Station Rd. has been dismissed by the Environmental Review Tribunal. The decision was released Wednesday afternoon. “I’m really happy … really elated. Everyone in the office is really happy,” said Tom Rankin, […]

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Recusal motion denied

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Recusal motion denied

The vice-chair of the Environmental Review Tribunal won’t recuse himself from the Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc. hearing. Eric Gillespie, lawyer for Skydive Burnaby, said a recusal motion was made after vice-chair Dirk VanderBent requested more information from a Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc. witness less than two weeks after final submissions were made by lawyers from […]

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Truck fire in Wainfleet

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Truck fire in Wainfleet
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Site plan control waived for church

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Site plan control waived for church

Despite concern over setting a possible precedent, Wainfleet council waived a site plan control requirement for Riverside Christian Reformed Church of Wellandport. The church, which sits on the southwest corner of Region Rds. 4 and 45, will now move forward with an addition, said Ben Lunshof, who spoke of behalf of the congregation. “This has […]

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