Parker Gallant: Wind Turbines and solar panels bring Ontario Energy Poverty: Chapter 2

(July 23, 2014) The first Chapter on “energy poverty” introduced the reader to LIEN (Low-Income Energy Network) who held their 10th anniversary (formed one year after the Liberals were elected in 2003) and to APCH (A Place Called Home) of the City of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton County.

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Parker Gallant: Wind turbines and solar panels bring Ontario energy poverty: Chapter 1

(July 22, 2014) “Green sustainable energy is working for Ontario making us all more prosperous.” There are a large number of people in Ontario who would disagree with that statement and they are reflected in the increasing number of people living in “energy poverty”.

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1 percenters will take a hit under new power rates

(June 24, 2014) The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has tabled a proposal to have all electricity users pay their fair share for the cost of delivering power to their home. Continue reading

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The ISIS boon for America

(June 24, 2014) Energy Probe’s Lawrence Solomon is now a contributor to the top US political website, The Hill. His debut column on Kurdistan becoming an oil state appears in today’s edition. Read on!

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Fairness on the road

(June 12, 2014) Road tolls don’t deprive people of options, they add travel options for all, improving the quality of life.

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Lawrence Solomon: Russia-China gas deal a good deal for the world

(May 29, 2014) The $400-billion sale of gas by Russia to China serves the West too, helping our economies while lessening geopolitical tensions.

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Ontario’s HOEP should become HOPE and GAM become GAS

(May 29, 2014) Those who pay attention to their electricity bills in Ontario will recognize the acronyms “HOEP” and “GAM” as two key components in the makeup of our electricity bills.

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