Lawrence Solomon: Give humans some credit for creating species, not just blame for harming them

(May 19, 2016) More benign than nature, and more sentimental about protecting species, humanity deserves more recognition.

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Clearing the air

(May 19, 2016) Ontario’s Minister of Energy made a number of misleading and inaccurate statements on TVO’s “The Agenda”.  Continue reading

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Ontario climate change plan could spike hydro, natural gas rates

(May 17, 2016) $7-billion plan seeks to phase out natural gas.
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I knew Jane Jacobs, and everything urban lefties say about her is wrong

(May 12, 2016) Jane was anything but anti-development and anti-change. Her thinking transcended cities to include economic development and wealth creation generally.

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Lawrence Solomon: How ‘environmentalism’ became America’s dirty word

(April 29, 2016) The public no longer buys the view that the economy should play second fiddle to the environment.

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A new debt retirement charge for Ontario electricity customers

(April 27, 2016) The reprieve is over. Those “dead” assets still require paying off.

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Toronto Hydro customers face 18% rate hike in 2016

(April 21, 2016) Power bills for Toronto Hydro’s residential customers are set to increase by 18% in May compared to the same time last year. Continue reading

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