Category Archives: Conservation

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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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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Heated over Hydro One

From the auditor general’s report to the global adjustment fee to conservation — has the Liberal government delivered the most efficient and affordable power for the province? The Consumer Institute’s Brady Yauch joins The Agenda to discuss. Continue reading

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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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Top 10 takeaways from auditor general’s report on Ontario’s electricity sector

(December 4, 2015) Ontario’s auditor general blasts the province’s dysfunctional electricity sector.

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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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