Lawrence Solomon: Ill winds blow from wind turbines

(November 25, 2014) The wind industry is dangerous to human health, posing risks to everything from dizziness and nausea to chronic stress and heart conditions.

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90% of Ontario’s wind subsidies benefit a select few multinationals: study

(November 25, 2014) Subsidies given to Ontario’s wind farm owners largely benefit a select few multinational corporations, a new Energy Probe study shows. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Saudi Arabia’s war of attrition

(November 13, 2014) With the U.S. no longer a reliable ally, and no longer in need of Saudi oil, the Saudis know they are on their own against Iran.

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Costing ratepayers $243 million maximizes values for Premier Wynne

(November 16, 2014) Both Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Hydro One announced their third quarter results last week within a day of each other and the news was mixed.

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OEB stops $15 million cash grab by OPA

(November 14, 2014) The Ontario Energy Board just saved $15 million for fee payers.

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Lawrence Solomon: Democrats’ loss is Canada’s gain

(November 6, 2014) It’s too late now for Obama and the Democrats to impose policies harmful to Canada. Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: Consume less. No, no; consume more!

(October 14, 2014) The Ontario Power Authority’s (OPA) 2014 “conservation” budget at $483 million is presumably based on directions from the Energy Minister, Bob Chiarelli. Continue reading

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