Wind Action Group surpise Pupatello Strathroy visit
Strathroy Age Dispatch
Liberal leadership hopeful Sandra Pupatello made a whistle-stop visit to Strathroy on Friday, Jan. 4. Pupatello made a brief appearance at Duke on the Sydenham restaurant to discuss her platform and meet with local Liberal supporters. As a former cabinet minister with portfolios including social and community services, education, and economic development and trade, Pupatello feels well qualified to be the leader of the Liberals and Ontario’s next premier.
Pupatello says her number one priority is job creation. “We need to get our province firing on all cylinders,” says Pupatello. “Bringing a greater number of jobs and investment to our province would see every sector flourish.”
Before she had an opportunity to speak with local Liberal supports, several members of the Middlesex-Lambton Wind Action Group approached Pupatello. They wanted to know her views on the current wind turbine projects in this region. Pupatello indicated that, moving forward, there needs to be a more balanced appeal process. However, she didn’t comment on the current projects. “I really believe we need a third-party process when it comes to the appeals process,” said Pupatello. “I can understand your frustration when it’s the government running the appeals.” Read article
The Middlesex Lambton Wind Action Group decided to pay Liberal Leader candidate Sandra Pupatello a visit last Friday when she was in the area. WAG Member Muriel Allingham says they were there to let Pupatello know that they don’t want wind turbines in our community and would like the Green Energy Act repealed until the health issues are definitively taken care of. Allingham was happy with how it went. Read article