Electricity pricing, fake hearings and public ownership

(December 4, 2017) All political parties in Ontario have pursued electricity policies that are essentially political rather than economic. But how to end the political mess?

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The bad, very bad and very very bad of the Ontario PC energy plan

(November 28, 2017) The Ontario PC’s energy plan doubles down on a couple of poor policies. Continue reading

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A whole new way to screw up hydro is underway in Ontario and B.C.

(November 27, 2017) BC Hydro is following Ontario down a road where the price of electricity is political. Continue reading

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Provincial finances are worse than they look as politicians hide their megaproject boondoggles

(November 14, 2017) Political leaders are determined to bury the risk of pet megaprojects. Continue reading

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It’s the end of energy regulation in Ontario as we know it

(November 9, 2017) The price consumers pay for power is now a political decision, rather than an economic one. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Trudeau stubbornly keeps Canada standing with Paris as everyone else bails

(October 20, 2017) This week it was Australia’s turn to desert the cause, when it rejected its Clean Energy Target.

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Auditor General rips into the Fair Hydro Plan

(October 18, 2017) Ontario’s Auditor General said the Fair Hydro Plan raises rates in the long-run, contravenes the province’s accounting standards and further erodes the independence of the Ontario Energy Board. Continue reading

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