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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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Live coverage of Wainfleet council

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Live coverage of Wainfleet council

Live coverage of Wainfleet council. I’ll be live blogging throughout the night. Coverage will begin at 7 p.m.

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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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Skydivers testify at hearing

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Skydivers testify at hearing

There’s no doubt in Rick Epp’s mind that if a wind turbine had been located in a field off of Station Rd. in Wainfleet four years ago, he would have struck it or one of its blades. Epp was testifying at an Environmental Review Tribunal Hearing Monday in Wainfleet and recounting a serious malfunction he […]

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April Jeffs to seek second term

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April Jeffs to seek second term

April Jeffs hopes voters in Wainfleet will put her back in the mayor’s seat for four more years come this October. “I’m pretty excited to run for a second term,” said Jeffs, who was a rookie when elected mayor in 2010. She’s enjoyed running the township with council and staff, despite some of the bumps […]

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