Ontario’s conservation program another corporate welfare handout

(August 3, 2017) Ontario ratepayers will pay $100 million for a conservation program that experts admit is unnecessary. Continue reading

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How megaprojects bankrupt utilities

(June 26, 2017) Brady Yauch, executive director of Consumer Policy Institute, describes the looming threat to public institutions – and to our pocketbooks.

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Ontario’s public power failure redux

(June 22, 2017) Ontario is repeating its failed public power experiment. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Why big business CEOs lean left on the Paris climate deal — and on most everything else

(June 9, 2017) A little history would help explain why big business spoke almost as one in favour of sweeping regulation by the governments of the world.

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Lawrence Solomon: The Paris accord always was a sham

(June 1, 2017) The accord allowed politicians to pay lip service meanwhile raising taxes in the name of the environment.

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Lawrence Solomon: How to make Ontario’s awful power system as dull (and affordable) as natural gas

(May 12, 2017) Unlike its power companies, Ontario’s gas is sold by pencil-pushers who keep their nose to the grindstone and avoid controversy.

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How Queen’s Park broke Ontario’s provincial electricity sector

(April 12, 2017) Political meddling has undermined the province’s electricity sector. Continue reading

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