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Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli answers turbine questions

Editor’s note: The Independent recently requested an interview with Ontario Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli about the concerns about industrial wind turbines. We submitted five questions and here are the unedited responses forwarded by the minister’s office. When will the province outline how it will handle FIT program? The Large Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program is being… Read more »

Gentlemen, start your mowers!

When spring rolls around and you hear the roar of the lawnmowers, it may not be your neighbour cutting the grass. The Western Ontario Outlaws Lawn Tractor Association has been racing several different classes of souped up lawnmowers since 2007.  Wendy Calvank says they had several spots to race including a farm on Lasalle Line…. Read more »

Centre for Family Health team gets approval

It’s a go. The Central Lambton Family Health Team has been given the green light to start construction on their new building on Countryview Drive. The team of seven doctors and 11 health professionals been working together for over two years on separate sites and received approval to locate in a soon-to-be built health plaza… Read more »

An Enniskillen Township teacher is the Lambton County Warden’s Citizen of the Month. Cathy Johnson has been a coach at North Lambton Secondary School for 29 years leading the volleyball, soccer, girls’ hockey, cross country and track and field teams. Johnson has also coached three adult and two student dragon boat teams. She’s also been… Read more »