MPP Jeff Yurek stands for hunters’ rights

Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek is calling on the Ministry of Natural Resources to stop wind farm companies from instigating hunting bans in Southwestern Ontario.  Losing hunting areas to wind farms is significant because there is little Crown land in Southwestern Ontario that hunters can use, forcing them to rely on the OK of landowners to hunt, Yurek said. He called energy companies’ move to blame hunters for the vandalism unprecedented and unjustified.

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With files from the Chatham Daily News