Category Archives: Electricity

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

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

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This time is different: OPG says its megaproject not like the others

(October 11, 2016) Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is confident that its new megaproject will do the impossible: come in on time and on budget.

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Ontario won’t be able to reduce soaring hydro costs anytime soon, say experts

(September 9, 2016) Don’t expect any quick fixes for Ontario’s soaring hydro rates.

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How Ontario’s 1 per cent can do its share to reduce fuel poverty

(August 17, 2016) Ontario’s wealthiest residents can help lower electricity rates for everyone else. 

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Ratepayers on the hook for Hydro

(December 23, 2015) Manitoba Hydro is embarking on a record-breaking spending spree that will saddle Manitobans with decades of above-inflation rate increases.

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5 reasons to oppose Ontario’s cap and trade proposal

(December 11, 2015) Our letter to Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change on why a cap and trade program is a poor idea.

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Ontario’s soaring hydro bills offset conservation efforts and hurt conservers most: study

(October 1, 2015) Soaring hydro costs are offsetting ratepayer conservation efforts and hurting conservers most, according to a new joint study by the Consumer Policy Institute and Energy Probe.

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