Opinions

OPP urge caution after cruiser hit at accident scene

The OPP is warning drivers to be attentive in winter weather after a cruiser was struck by a pickup. Tuesday morning, OPP officers were investigating an accident on Highway 40 south of Confederation in Sarnia. The cruiser was stopped and had its lights on while officers investigated. The officer was in the marked cruiser when… Read more »

Suncor wants much of Plympton-Wyoming’s noise bylaw axed

A Suncor Energy representative calls Plympton-Wyoming’s noise bylaw “a novel approach” but wants much of the bylaw changed. Suncor Energy is planning a 43-industrial turbine project around Camlachie. It’s the subject of an Environmental Review Tribunal Hearing. But the town has written and passed a noise bylaw to make sure residents aren’t bothered but low-level… Read more »

Dawn Euphemia wants to charge $14k to build wind turbines

When wind developers come knocking, Dawn-Euphemia wants to be ready. It’s considering changes to its Building Fees which would set fees for industrial wind turbines. “In the bylaw we had before, wind and solar was captured in some other category,” says CAO Mike Schnare. “Wind fell between commercial industrial and the ground mounted solar really… Read more »