Hydro under pressure: Manitoba landowners lobby to ‘Stop Hydro Bullies’

By Scott Billeck One Manitoba farmer feels Manitoba Hydro is stealing land from landowners through bullying and intimidation as they push their agenda for BiPole III. But the Crown corporation, which oversees the province’s major energy utility, says each and every claim posed on a new website are untrue. StopHydroBullies.ca launched over the weekend with the aim of making property rights for farmers and landowners … Continue reading Hydro under pressure: Manitoba landowners lobby to ‘Stop Hydro Bullies’

New website taking Hydro to task

By Scott Billeck  Manitoba farmers and landowners are taking their fight against perceived bullying by Manitoba Hydro to the web. StopHydroBullies.ca launched Monday morning with the aim of making property rights an issue in Manitoba’s upcoming April 19 provincial election. The website, run by the Manitoba BiPole Landowner Committee, isn’t holding back any punches. It says Manitoba Hydro refuses to negotiate in good faith with farmers and landowners in … Continue reading New website taking Hydro to task