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Ontario electricity customers have paid more than $6 billion to dump surplus, high-priced power: study

Ontario electricity customers have paid more than $6 billion to cover the cost of exporting the province’s energy surplus, according to a new study from the Consumer Policy Institute. Continue reading

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FAO misses the point on Ontario’s soaring hydro bills

A recent post from Ontario’s Financial Accountability Office (FAO) downplayed the negative impact soaring hydro rates are having on households and the economy.

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California dreamin’ in Ontario

Ontario’s cap and trade backers are excited for the billions of dollars in new money the scheme will create. California shows why the reality might be much different. Continue reading

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Provincial policies are kneecapping BC Hydro and the environment

Political meddling in the affairs of BC Hydro continues to harm the utility’s finances and the environment. Continue reading

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Debt, subterfuge will cost B.C. Hydro ratepayers

Why ratepayers in B.C. can expect their electricity rates to go in one direction: up. Continue reading

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Ontario’s big wind bonanza: Over 90% of subsidies funneled to just 11 companies

Yes, everyone would need to pay a little more for renewable power, the public was told, but the benefits would be widely shared, for the ultimate benefit of all. But then something else happened. Continue reading

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The slow, sure death of “climate change” lies

(May 23, 2014) Climate change has been happening before and since the rise of civilization. The Earth’s climate is primarily a reflection of solar radiation or the lack of it. Lawrence Solomon is quoted in this article published by Canada Free Press. Continue reading

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