Protest Hwy 402 – Not a Willing Host of Wind Turbines!
Date: Saturday Oct 19
Time: Assemble 9:30, Start 10:00 am
Place: Forest to Strathroy on HWY 402 MAP
Dear Rural Ontario;
We want your tractors, your pick up trucks, your front end loaders, your signs, your voice —- And your opposition to the liberal government’s destruction of our communities!
You are invited to join the rural residents of North Middlesex, Lambton Shores, Adelaide-Metcalfe, Plympton Wyoming, Enniskillen and Bluewater on Saturday, October 19 for the Ontario is Not a Willing Host Rally.
Help us to shut down the provincial Highway 402 to show the Ontario Liberal government that rural Ontario is Not a Willing host to wind development!
The rally begins at the Forest on-ramp to the 402, and travels to Strathroy, where we will rally to hear speeches from our elected officials. We will assemble at Michigan Line at 9:30am for a 10:00am start time.
Please bring a canned food item to donate to the local food bank
Make sure that your vehicle or tractor is decked out with a message to Kathleen Wynne and her provincial government!
Banners, flags, signs etc…
Ensure that your vehicle is capable of traveling at 20km
Only through solidarity to fight the loss of our democratic rights, can we begin to regain our liberties. Please unite in this fight and show that our numbers are strong and our voices will not be quieted until our rights are restored
Your presence is needed to send the message & please pass this on to everyone that you know!
A coalition of anti-wind turbine organizations is planning to shut down a portion of the 402 Saturday October 19th to protest what it calls government indifference and lack of consultation.
Enniskillen Mayor Kevin Marriott says unwilling host municipalities have to do something to get the provincial government’s attention.
The blockade, still being organized, could see the eastbound 402 from the Forest on-ramp to Strathroy congested with everything from tractors to manure spreaders from across Ontario.
The number of communities now on record as being “unwilling hosts” has risen to 71 with the most recent additions being south Dundas and Bruce County. Read article