About 80 municipal politicians walked out on Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty Monday to protest his Liberal government's wind turbine policies.Read the full article at the Owen Sound Sun Times site
"It felt good. It was empowering to leave the room," said Arran-Elderslie Deputy-mayor Mark Davis, whose motion sparked the boycott of McGuinty's keynote address at the Ontario Good Roads Association/ Rural Ontario Municipal Association conference in Toronto.
"It's another step of escalation of trying to make them aware that these things (turbines) are not working. They're trouble. They're making people sick."
The walkout was a protest of the province's refusal to enact a one-year moratorium on wind turbine developments until health and environmental impacts are properly studied.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Politicians walk out on McGuinty
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