A prominent anti-wind-power group is under fire amid accusations it broke election financing by running a negative advertising campaign against Liberal candidates last fall.
They say Wind Concerns Ontario failed to comply with the Election Finance Act by allegedly spending over the $500 threshold on political advertising during the provincial campaign without registering as a third party.
MacDonald points to billboards that said, “Hudak In Turbines Out,” and a pro-Progressive Conservative speaking tour of 24 ridings carried out by the grassroots anti-wind group.
Ex WCO John Laforet denies that the group put up the billboards. Here's one of them:
More on the rise and fall of Wind Concerns Ontario (because the group has pretty much shut down since the election) can be found here. In particular, an account of their possible issues with Elections Ontario can be found here.