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  • Rally Scheduled for Friday February 11, 2011 - Cancelled

    CANCELLED The rally scheduled for Friday Feb 11, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. has been cancelled. Instead of a rally, C4CA is seeking a meeting with the Premier and our MPP Kevin Flynn to thank them for their role in cancelling the proposed power plant and to disc...
  • Important Town Council Meeting - Monday Dec 20, 7pm

    In our continuing efforts to stop future power plants from being built in the Oakville/Clarkson airshed, the Council meeting Monday night at 7pm is very important. We realize this is short notice. Town Council will be considering recommendations to change...
  • Best wishes for the holidays from C4CA

    Dear Santa C4CA’s wish list for 2011 Please bring every C4CA supporter, large and small, cleaner air to breathe in the coming years Please bring every Ontarian the health and safety protection that establishing buffer zones on gas-fired power pl...
  • Mississauga.com: Gas plant finds willing host

    Gas plant finds willing host   The mayors of Haldimand County and Oakville are asking the province to consider moving a gas-fired power plant planned for the Mississauga/Oakville border out of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).   Mayor Marie Tr...
  • 680 News: Oakville and Haldimand County want to make power plant trade

    Oakville and Haldimand County want to make power plant trade   The mayors of Haldimand County and Oakville have proposed an alternative site for a 975-megawatt gas power plant set to be built near the Ford plant.   They want to put the plant...
  • The Toronto Star: Nanticoke offers to host Oakville’s power plant

    Haldimand County mayor says it has the will and the way to take on gas-fired power production the town doesn’t want.   The mayors of Haldimand County and Oakville are asking the province to consider moving a natural-gas-fired power plant pl...
  • InsideHalton Article: Mayors pitch Nanticoke as better site

     OPA says Nanticoke gas-powered plant would produce more emissions   Mayors from both Oakville and Haldimand County convened a press conference at Queen's Park, Tuesday, to once again ask the Province to consider Nanticoke as the site for the ...
  • National Post Article: Ontario's power trip: Priced out of the market

      Excerpt: "As a former banker I have no direct expertise in the electrical sector. I was simply curious as to why my electricity bill in Ontario went up when my consumption went down. What I found as I researched is a bewildering story of...
  • Oakville Beaver Article: Halton Hills power plant demo occurs without incident

    Excerpt: "TransCanada’s 683-megawatt gas-fired power plant in Halton Hills recently completed the same operation, without incident, that led to an explosion at a power plant in Middletown, Connecticut."    Click here to read t...
  • Halton Eco Festival- C4CA will be there!

    "Change begins with a Conversation” and we hope to have many conversations with visitors who want to learn more about the potential impact and alternatives to the proposed Oakville Generating Station.. Come by and visit us or volunteer some tim...
  • C4CA Information Session

    Citizens for Clean Air (C4CA) is holding an information session Wednesday, April 14 beginning at 7 p.m. at John Knox Christian School Gym, 2232 Sheridan Garden Drive, Oakville There’ll be an update on C4CA activities and progress, an opportuni...
  • Oakville Beaver Letter to the Editor: "No safety guarantee"

    Excerpt: "Another day, another large industrial accident, resulting in death and destruction. This time it is the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia, resulting from a methane explosion. At time of writing, 25 are believed to have been killed.&q...
  • NEWSTALK 1010 "Live Drive with John Tory"

    “The Oakville one is a total no-brainer to me, this proposed power plant is close to a school, close to a neighbourhood, I’m talking metres here, not miles, I mean really close, and it’s an area with a heavily strained air quality already. I say in ...
  • The Toronto Star Opinion Article: "Conservation should come first"

      Re:Is Oakville gas power plant too close to its neighbours, Opinion April 5   Doug McKenzie is right to question the McGuinty government's plan to build a gas plant in an already over-polluted residential area. Before spending $1 billion ...
  • The Toronto Star Opinion Article: "Gas plant risks are unacceptable"

    Re: Is Oakville's gas power plant too close to its neighbours?  Excerpt: "Doug MacKenzie's piece should be a wake-up call for all of us. Having a provincial agency, the Ontario Power Authority, responsible for ensuring power needs are met but w...
  • CHCH News on the Power Plant

    Below is a video of an interview with Premier McGuinty on CHCH television about the Oakville power plant. {loadposition video1}   The highlights are as follows:   Premier: "We have decided, working with our power partners, that we need...
  • Toronto Star Opinion Column: MPP Kevin Flynn takes on Oakville gas plant

    Excerpt: "Kevin Flynn is not a ghoul. Not at all. Even so, the Liberal MPP from Oakville is as interested lately in industrial calamity as storm-chasers are in tornados."   Click here to read more.   This column gives us the open...
  • Town Of Oakville News Release: Mayor concerned about train derailments next to proposed power plant

    Excerpt: "In light of the derailment of a CN train in Pickering yesterday, Mayor Burton renewed his call for further assessment of the possibility of accidents resulting from the proposed TransCanada power plant being constructed seven metres from a ...
  • CTV News: Train derailment affected Lakeshore East commute

    Excerpt: An eastbound CN train derailed near the Pickering GO train station, and it delayed the afternoon commute on the Lakeshore East line. Click here to read the rest of the story....
  • Town of Oakville News Release: Town to defend its interim control by-law against TransCanada court actions

    Excerpt: "The town will defend its interim control by-law against TransCanada Energy's latest court action, which seeks an order from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice enabling TransCanada to move forward with its plans to build a 900 megawatt po...

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