Wind Power Costs Catch Canadians Napping



Like the frog in the pan of slowly warming water – Canadians have been caught napping.

But it seems they’ve just cottoned on to the fact that wind power is State Sponsored Theft – pure and simple.

Here’s First Monday’s take on the Canadian Wake Up Call.

Hundreds turn out in fight against wind turbines
First Monday
Chris Cook
9 August 2013

Energy costs have doubled and will double again in the next five years.

That’s the prediction of Parker Gallant, vice president of Wind Concerns Ontario.  Gallant, a former banker and noted writer and speaker on the subject of renewable energy told several hundred people at the Imperial Theatre in Sarnia “the province is screwing around with something it knows little about”.

Three anti wind turbine groups sponsored the town hall meeting: We’re Against Industrial Turbines – Plympton – Wyoming, Conservation of Rural Enniskillen and Middlesex Lambton Wind Action…

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Ottawa region opponents demand province give power to municipalities

The useless turbines need to be stopped NOW!!!

Ontario Wind Resistance

not-a-willing-hostBy Teresa Smith, Ottawa Citizen

OTTAWA — A coalition of 62 communities in Ontario have declared themselves “unwilling hosts” to provincially approved windmills and they’re demanding that Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government allow municipal governments to choose whether and where to put industrial wind projects.

A group of residents in North Gower, a region of Ottawa that the province pegged for a large-scale wind-power project, is supportive of the coalition’s demands, but Ottawa is not officially a member of the unwilling hosts coalition.

Progressive Conservative Party leader Tim Hudak told 1,600 delegates gathered at the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference this week that, if elected, he would “scrap the Green Energy Act” entirely. If communities don’t want windmills, the municipality should not be “forced” to house “industrial wind turbines,” Hudak said. Read article

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Different provinces but same wind war

Every place the turbines go….corruption follows!

CCSAGE Naturally Green

[Here’s a letter to the Editor written by Milford resident Jim McPherson and published in the National Post online edition in a shortened version, August 20, 2013.]

Citizens in Pugwash, N.S. are valiantly fighting the same battle that is turning rural Ontario communities into war zones.  Our common enemies are provincial governments, blinded by unrealistic green energy promises of the wind industry.  It is past time to take this fight to the courts, where the Supreme Court of Canada can eventually be called upon to restore democracy and protect rural Canadians from violations of our common law rights to quiet enjoyment of our properties.  Our Charter-assured Rights and Freedoms are being legislated away by provinces, while municipal and federal governments are powerless to intervene.

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Wang Wang and Funi to the rescue

Wind energy simply does not make sense.


South Australians have – since 1 July this year – been paying the highest power prices in the world.

And it seems that SA’s power-price-punishment has troubled a crowd called “WWF” – here’s a link to their site.


This group – not renowned for knowledge of Australia’s energy market – is apparently headed up by pandas.  Greg Bourne used to be one of WWF’s head pandas but he’s now the Chair of the ARENA Fund instead – which wind weasels have been treating as a personal piggy bank for some time now – it can be fairly called a “wind industry slush fund”.  What’s that you say about looking after your own panda den?

WWF’s head pandas have just called in aid a couple of their operatives – beloved Adelaide locals, Wang Wang and Funi to work out why South Australian power prices have hit the roof.

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Ontario’s power policies an example of what not to do

The Liberals handcuffed us to allow the wind industry to rob us blind….after all, they do get a huge cut of the spoils!

Ontario Wind Resistance

20130707-102307-gGwyn Morgan,  The Globe and Mail

The political firestorm raging in Ontario about the cost of cancelling two natural-gas-fired power plants reminds me of a conversation I had with then-premier Dalton McGuinty in 2005. At the time, I was head of Encana Corp. and we were co-chairing a Public Policy Forum event. As we chatted privately before the dinner, he said: “As a gas producer, you must be happy we’re going to close our coal-fired power plants.” I replied: “Well, it’s not a big deal in the context of our North American gas markets, but you’d better make sure those gas power plants are built before you shut the coal plants.”

Eight years later, Ontario power consumers are stuck paying $585-million for two gas-fired plants that were never built. That’s just the tip of the iceberg. Mr. McGuinty’s decision to shutter the coal-fired plants was followed in 2010 by…

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Up in Smoke

Running wind turbines on diesel….how ironic. Never was about anything but the CASH!!!


So much for wind power “saving the planet” – fossil fuel suppliers are watching their diesel sales soar as it becomes the fuel of choice for the back-up generation needed when wind-watts go missing – an inconvenient fact covered in Bobby thumbed a “Diesel” down ….

You could say green dreams are going “Up in Smoke”.

But it’s another kind of wind power fiasco that’s creating more opportunities for diesel suppliers – this time – in the North Sea.

Windpark To Nowhere … 22,000 Litres Of Diesel Fuel Burned Every Month To Keep Windpark From Rusting Away!
P Gosselin
13 August 2013

Germany has ambitious plans of erecting huge offshore wind parks in the North and Baltic Seas with the hope of generating lots of natural, climate-friendly energy.  The Riffgat offshore wind park, comprising 30 monster turbines located some 15 kilometers from the North Sea island of Borkum, is…

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Danish MD on wind turbine noise & illness: do not continue to mislead the public

So much for the lies about Eng. speaking countries being the only ones to complain.

Nurses for Safe Renewable Power

One of the stalwart arguments of the wind power development business in North America is that things have gone well in Europe and Scandinavia, and there is no cause for concern about health problems resulting from the environmental noise and vibration (infrasound) produced by the huge machines, which are getting bigger all the time.

In fact, the wind business says, the people who believe in health problems could have a few screws loose. Go to the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s website and look at the justification they give in the form of references there. They continue to rely on the Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health report from 2010, inadequate as it was then, and supremely outdated and narrow as it is now.

Anyway, here is a letter from a doctor specializing in community health in Denmark, who makes the following claims:

  • there are health problems in Denmark and…

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The Ontario government and its dubious record on health


Nurses for Safe Renewable Power

If you are at all aware of the damage being done to Ontario communities by wind power projects, and the reports of health effects from the environmental noise and vibration (soundpressure, infrasound, low frequency noise) you’re already very concerned that reports of excessive noise and ill health effects are not being followed up by our provincial government. The wind power debacle is in addition to other Ontario health scandals such as the ORNGE mismanagement and eHealth.

You also cringe at the amount of money being given to wind power developers when at the same time, services are being cut, plans for new hospitals cancelled or put on hold (in some cases, despite community fund-raising efforts), rural health services being cut back or removed altogether, and professional services such as physiotherapy curtailed.

So now, how rich it is that the Ontario government has announced more help for children with special needs…

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An Open Letter from Rhona Weir

At 93 years of age….she still has better judgement than the entire government!!!


Credit: By Rhona Weir | The Scottish Mail on Sunday | 4 August 2013 | ~~

Rhona Weir was infamously snubbed by the First Minister at the SNP Conference at Inverness where this 93 years young lady was offered a brief meeting with a very junior minister in a hotel room at some remove from the conference centre in a damage limitation exercise. Major press coverage resulted in the offer of a later meeting at Bute House in Rhona weirEdinburgh, to be staged managed by SNP spin doctors. Despite facing a serious operation the next day, Rhona went to Edinburgh and met the First Minister. Photographs of the doughty Lady were sent around the world and I think it was definitely Rhona 2 Salmond 0.

For those outwith Scotland, Rhona is the wife of the late Tom Weir, one of the most loved and respected writers and TV presenters of Scotland’s…

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Protecting our children from Industrial Wind Power Emissions is our first priority!

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