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Responding to windmill story

July 22, 2009

First published: June 15, 2004 By Tim Pozza Interesting and informative article in today’s newspaper. Kind of bad news for wind advocates in Northumberland though. Maybe it will put a new ‘spin’ on things and help clarify fast track wind energy contracts with the appropriate bodies. Had you an opportunity to speak with the owners […]

Winds of Change

July 22, 2009

First published: June 18, 2004 The following was submitted to The Port Hope Evening Guide the evening of 6/16/04 in response to a front cover news story about a small wind turbine built in Roseneath. The winds of change have arrived. But what’s up in the air for wind advocates is that the sound of […]

Responding to editorial cartoon on wind energy

July 22, 2009

First published: June 18, 2004 The following was submitted to The Port Hope Evening Guide on the afternoon of 6/17/04 in response to the editorial cartoon and editorial in Wednesday’s newspaper. When I read the editorials in the newspaper I expect a certain amount of opinion and quite often it makes sense and I find […]

Building better neighbourhoods begins with establishing an organizing principle.

July 22, 2009

First published: July 22, 2004 by Keith Oliver This is the sixth in a series of articles about the process of planning for the growth and development of human settlements in general, and the 500 hectare northeast corner of Cobourg, known as Area C, in particular. 30 years from now, when this two square mile […]

Solving automobile-dependancy begins with better neighbourhoods

July 22, 2009

First published: July 22, 2004 by Keith Oliver This is the fifth in a series of articles about the process of planning for the growth and development of human settlements in general, and the 500 hectare northeast corner of Cobourg, known as Area C, in particular. 30 years from now, when this two square mile […]

The importance of “centres” in determining urban form

July 22, 2009

First published: July 22, 2004 by Keith Oliver This is the fourth in a series of articles about the process of planning for the growth and development of human settlements in general, and in particular, the 500 hectare northeast corner of Cobourg, presently known as Area C. 30 years from now, when Area C is […]

The future urban form of Cobourg

July 22, 2009

First published: July 22, 2004 by Keith Oliver This is the third in a series of articles about the process of planning for the growth and development of human settlements in general, and in particular, the 500 hectare Northeast corner of Cobourg, presently known as Area C. Thirty years from now, when Area C is […]

The objectives that must be achieved in the development of Area C

July 22, 2009

First published: July 22, 2004 by Keith Oliver This is the second in a series of articles about the process of planning for the growth and development of human settlements in general, and in particular, the 500 hectare Northeast corner of Cobourg, presently known as Area C. Thirty years from now, when Area C is […]

A unique opportunity to influence the future of Cobourg

July 22, 2009

First published: July 22, 2004 by Keith Oliver This article appeared in the Cobourg Daily Star on June 9, 2004, the day before a public meeting was held to solicit input from the public on the development of a Secondary Land-Use Plan for Area C. It became the first in a series of articles about […]

A cautionary tale for parents hidden in bus proposal

July 22, 2009

First published: July 29, 2004 Plans by the local Catholic and public school boards to create a joint body to combine and oversee transportation sounds like a good idea – at least, on the surface it does. The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board and the Peterborough Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board […]