Parker Gallant: The debt retirement charge — Premier Wynne’s $6.2 billion “revenue tool”

(April 11, 2014) The Auditor General’s report released December 10, 2013, highlighted some of the problems inherent with taxpayer-owned Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG), particularly it’s above-market human resource costs.

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Lawrence Solomon: North America slow to reverse renewables projects, but its turn will come soon

(April 7, 2014) Only those in fantasyland should expect a contract to be sacrosanct when one party to the transaction makes the law.

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Lawrence Solomon: America’s LNG exports won’t counter Putin

(March 28, 2014) Europe is prospecting for gas in the wrong place in asking for U.S. LNG.

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Ontario to follow Germany in renewable failure

(March 21, 2014) Germany has been experimenting with its renewable energy law for 14 years and is now highlighting its failures. Ontario, which copied that law, will likely do the same.  Continue reading

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Governments rip up renewable contracts

(March 19, 2014) Companies ‘do not have a right [to expect the compensation] not to be changed’. Continue reading

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Wikipedia on Global Warming

(March 12, 2014) In this piece published by American Thinker, Paul Austin Murphy investigates Wikipedia’s biased and one-sided handling of entries regarding ‘anthropogenic global warming theory,’ first exposed by Lawrence Solomon in his series on ‘Wikipropaganda’ — also quoted here by Murphy.

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Parker Gallant: Ontario Power Generation: then and now

(March 12, 2014) Ontario Power Generation (OPG) on March 7, 2014, released its results for the year ended December 31, 2013, which claims they eked out an after tax profit of $135 million on gross revenue of $4.9 billion.

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