75 Ontario municipalities call for new rights in wind farm deals - Ottawa - CBC News

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By Hillary Johnstone, CBC News Ottawa, June 20, 2016

Seventy-five municipalities across Ontario are calling on the provincial government to give them more say on future wind farm projects.

Some eastern Ontario communities have declared themselves "unwilling hosts" to wind farms, only to recently have the province award contracts against their wishes.

The City of Ottawa, North Frontenac and at least 73 other municipalities want Ontario's Independent Electrical System Operator (IESO) to "make formal municipal support a mandatory requirement in Ontario's next round of procurement for renewable energy projects," according to the resolution.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/ontario-municipalities-mandatory-support-wind-farms-1.3642723