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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Key project at Darlington nuclear facility hundreds of millions over budget, delayed

(October 16, 2017) A Global News investigation has uncovered a single component of the Darlington nuclear project could cost half a billion dollars, four-times initial estimates. Auditors say project “plagued” by problems. Continue reading

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What have you done for me lately? Takeaways from the OEB’s Hydro One decision

(October 6, 2017 ) The top five takeaways from the Ontario Energy Board’s decision on Hydro One’s transmission rate application. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Why the ‘e’ in e-car actually stands for evil

(October 6, 2017) Electric vehicles are for city folk. For most rural residents, their role is to give, give, give.

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