Below you can see a list of activities and events that lead to the stopping of the proposed Oakville Power Plant.  To see a list of key accomplishments resulting from these actions, click here.




October 7, 2009

‘Oakville Power Plant 900MW’ YouTube Video Posted


C4CA November Newsletter

November 4, 2009

EVENT: OTHS Student Rally

November 4, 2009

Weather Network Coverage of Student Rally

November 13, 2009

Letter Sent to CEO of Ontario Power Generation Inc.: “Re: Request for Information pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of  

Privacy Act

November 13, 2009

2 Page Ad in the Oakville Beaver: “An Open Letter from Citizens for Clean Air”

November 13, 2009

NEWS RELEASE: “Liberal MPP’s Proposed Law Separating Power Plants and Homes is Endorsed Citizens for Clean Air Commends MPP Kevin Flynn for his Leadership Role”

November 24, 2009

EVENT: Power Plant Rally at Otello’s Parking Lot

November 24, 2009

Nov. 24 Letter from Bennett Jones Legal Counsel for C4CA to John Gerretsen, Minister of the Environment

November 26, 2009

Oakville Beaver: "Residents Protest Private Power Plant Meeting"

November 27, 2009

Ad in Oakville Beaver: Response to OPA’s Nov. 20 open letter to Oakville residents


December Newsletter

December 8, 2010

C4CA/Town of Oakville Meeting

December 8, 2010

Letter Sent to Minister of Environment and All Parties: “Re: TransCanada Energy Ltd.’s Proposed 900MW Natural Gas-Fired Electricity Generating Plant at Ford of Canada’s Oakville Site”

December 9, 2010

EVENT: Power Plant Information Night

December 10, 2009

Ad in Globe and Mail: “A Little PM 2.5 Never Hurt Anybody”

December 10, 2009

NEWS RELEASE: Oakville Group Urges all Ontarians to Question 

Proposed Placement of a Private Natural Gas Power Plant

December 15, 2009

Letter to Gerretsen: “Re: TransCanada Energy Ltd.’s Proposed Electricity Generating Plant at Ford of Canada’s Oakville Site”

December 15, 2009

‘Stop the Power Plant’ YouTube Video

December 22, 2009

Town Council Meeting

December 22, 2009

Residents’ Association Advisory Group (Oakville/Mississauga)

January 14, 2010

EVENT: Mixer at Royal Windsor Pub

January 27, 2010

EVENT: North Oakville Information Session

February 9, 2010

Letter from C4CA President to Harold Kvisle: Re: Proposed Oakville Gas-Powered Electricity Generating Station ("Proposal")

February 10, 2010

NEWS RELEASE:”C4CA Calls for Moratorium on Proposed Oakville 945-Megawatt Gas-Fired Power Plant”

February 22-26, 2010

C4CA Ads promoting Queen’s Park Rally in Oakville Beaver, North Oakville Today, and the Booster

February 23, 2010

Residents’ Association Advisory Group Meeting

February 24, 2010

EVENT: Oakville Power Plant Information Night

March 2, 2010

Queen’s Park Rally/MAJOR news coverage (2 online news videos/14 stories found online)

March 2, 2010

C4CA Ad: “Connecticut had the Foresight to NOT put a Gas Fired Power Plant in a Community. Unlike Ontario.”

March 8-12, 2010

The Weather Network Oakville Generating Station Series

March 9, 2010

Committee of Adjustment at Town Council Chambers

March 20, 2010

Doug MacKenzie’s Opinion Article in the Hamilton Spectator: "Gas Generation, Communities Shouldn't Mix"

March 24, 2010

NEWS RELEASE: "Citizens for Clean Air Joins Celebration of Earth Hour"

March 27, 2010

Earth Hour

March 30, 2010

Residents’ Association Group Meeting

April 5, 2010

Doug MacKenzie’s Op-Ed in the Star: "Why is Oakville’s Power Plant So Close to Residents?”

April 14, 2010

EVENT: C4CA Information Session

April 15, 2010

C4CA OGS Information Packages sent to MPPs (requests to support Bill 8)

April 17-18, 2010

C4CA Makes Appearance at Halton EcoFest

April 23, 2010

NEWS RELEASE: “C4CA Applauds All-Party Support for Power Plant Buffer Zones”

April 28, 2010

Letter sent to TransCanada Corporation’s Health and Safety Committee


C4CA May 2010 Newsletter

May 11, 2010

National Post article written by C4CA President Doug MacKenzie: "Gas power plant needs buffer zone"

May 17, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY:C4CA Takes Gas Plant Concerns to Ford

May 17, 2010

‘Accidents Can Happen’ YouTube Video Released

May 19, 2010

EVENT: Ford March

May 19, 2010

Letter Delivered to Ford President

May 20, 2010

C4CA in USA Today “Re: Ford March”

June 1, 2010

Queen’s Park News Conference


C4CA Summer Newsletter

June 1, 2010

EVENT: Run 4 Clean Air

June 3, 2010

Doug MacKenzie InsideHalton Guest Column: “Questions still persist about Oakville gas power plant”

June 3, 2010

EVENT: Ride 4 Clean Air

June 8, 2010

EVENT: C4CA Event at Jam

June 11, 2010

EVENT: Music 4 Clean Air

June 14, 2010

John Yakabuski, House Leader Conservative Party of Ontario with the PC Riding Association, tours OGS

June 19, 2010

C4CA sends letter to Ford’s Executive Team in Dearborn

July 6, 2010

Letter and “Black Swan” books sent to TransCanada Board

July 10, 2010

Frank Clegg on Global TV: “Focus Ontario Panel”

July 12, 2010

NEWS RELEASE: “Task Force Confirms Oakville-Clarkson Airshed has Reached its Limit”

July 12, 2010

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, toured the proposed site of the OGS

July 16, 2010

C4CA at Midnight Madness

July 20, 2010

Mike Schreiner, Leader of the Green Party of Ontario, to tour the proposed site of the OGS

July 21, 2010

Oakville Beaver Article: “Ontario Green Party supports C4CA”

August 4, 2010

C4CA Presentation to Century 21 Realtors

August 15, 2010

C4CA at Oakville Place Kiosk

August 30, 2010

EVENT: C4CA Golf Tournament

September 30, 2010

EVENT: An Evening with Erin Brockovich

October 1, 2010

EVENT: Lunch with Erin Brockovich

October 7, 2010

TransCanada Releases Final ERR

October 7, 2010

Government Announces – Power Plant Cancellation

October 15, 2010

EVENT: C4CA Recognition Night