Ontario’s push for uneconomic natural gas expansion will increase bills

(July 2, 2015) A move to expand the province’s natural gas system will result in higher bills for current and future customers. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: We’re technological laggards

(June 29, 2015) Google, Apple and other so-called technology companies don’t look like much compared to the giants of a century ago.

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Lawrence Solomon: Nature needs a hand

(June 18, 2015) The tar sands sites will leave a lasting man-made legacy that will be more enjoyed by humans than the sullied lands they found.

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Lawrence Solomon: The proliferation President

(June 10, 2015) More and more nations are pursuing nuclear options under Obama.

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Queen’s Park further weakens OEB oversight

(June 3, 2015) Queen’s Park is, once again, undermining the Ontario’s energy regulator.  Continue reading

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Hydro Ottawa latest distributor to say customers are fine with higher rates

(May 26, 2015) Hydro Ottawa is telling the Ontario Energy Board that its customers support its rate hike proposal. Continue reading

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A broken electricity system, not a Hydro One sale, the real risk to ratepayers

(May 20, 2015) Privatizing Hydro One won’t be bad for ratepayers, but a lack of reform in the province’s electricity sector will be.  Continue reading

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