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Wind warning for south Niagara

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Wind warning for south Niagara

Environment Canada issued a wind warning for south Niagara Sunday. The warning said strong and gusty winds would develop in the afternoon and carry on into the evening. It said very strong southwesterly winds developed ahead of a cold front sweeping south from Northeastern Ontario. Winds of 60 km/h with gusts up to 90 km/h […]

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Strong finish to shipping season

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Strong finish to shipping season

. A surge in late season grain shipments for the second year in a row led to a strong finish for the 2013 shipping season, the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. said in a release. The Seaway Corp. said a relatively late harvest in the prairies produced record breaking volumes which led to a delay […]

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Lien slapped on Wainfleet meth lab property

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Lien slapped on Wainfleet meth lab property

Wainfleet will use a priority lien to recoup $50,000 from a property that was home to an alleged meth lab raided by police in January 2011 Council used the Fire Protection and Prevention Act and the Municipal Act to put the lien on the property at 85014 Marshagan Rd., at Creek Rd., in the northwest […]

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Trying to reach a settlement on wind turbines

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Trying to reach a settlement on wind turbines

A motion to adjourn an Environmental Review Tribunal hearing was dropped as lawyers for the two parties asked for time to resolve the issue of two wind turbines near a skydive facility in Wainfleet. “Our client’s motion was to go ahead this morning,” said Skydive Burnaby lawyer Eric Gillespie Wednesday morning. The hearing was convened […]

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Resident tells Wainfleet council to resign

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Resident tells Wainfleet council to resign

A Wainfleet resident called for the immediate resignation of two alderman and the mayor over the granting of $40,000 to help Skydive Burnaby with legal fees related to an Environmental Review Tribunal hearing. Dan Augustine was one of three delegations to appear at Wainfleet council Tuesday, Jan. 14 to make presentations on the grant. “The […]

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Turbine turbulence could cause problems

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Turbine turbulence could cause problems

Wind turbines to the west of Skydive Burnaby will put skydivers in danger of a serious accident, an expert witness said Tuesday at an Environmental Review Tribunal hearing in Wainfleet. Boz Eralp was brought in by lawyer Eric Gillespie to testify on behalf of the skydive club, based on Burnaby Rd. The hearing was convened […]

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