Appealing the Trans Mountain decision: The National Energy Board issues (Part 1)

(September 20, 2018) The government cannot buy every proposed project faced with approval uncertainty, which is why it should appeal the Trans Mountain pipeline decision.

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Lawrence Solomon: Doug Ford will make Ontario great again by following Trump’s lead with radical deregulation

(July 6, 2018) Ontario is truly Ford Nation now, its fate tied to the closest thing Canada has to a Donald Trump.

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Lawrence Solomon: Make Ontario hydro great again by reviving the Common Sense Revolution

(June 29, 2018) Doug Ford’s hydro reforms can make winners of everyone, except the looters who have gamed the system.

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Hydro hijinks in Ontario come to natural gas

(June 8, 2018) Regulatory principles in Ontario’s gas sector are being eroded and the costs will start to mount for customers. Continue reading

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Global News: How the province ‘hijacked’ plans for a sustainable green economy

(June 1, 2018) Global News has obtained 4,000 pages of internal documents which reveal the government was warned about the potential impact of its renewable energy plan – and how the microFIT program for small scale energy production went out of control.

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Lawrence Solomon: Self-driving cars will never live up to the hype

(May 24, 2018) They’re being pushed on uninterested consumers who, really, just want to drive their own private vehicle.

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Hydro rates should not be subsidized. It would be unfair to future generations

(May 15, 2018) The province’s Financial Accountability Office estimates that Fair Hydro Plan rebates will save ratepayers $18.4 billion over the next decade, but those savings will ultimately cost future ratepayers $39.4 billion.

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