USMCA could kill Canadian retailers. Here’s how to save them (without handouts)

(October 12, 2018) Under the new trade deal, shopping in Canada will often be too pricey to compete.

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Lawrence Solomon: Trudeau stands alone as Canada — and the world — abandons green energy

(September 28, 2018) Wind and solar have become the fossils of the energy industry; oil, gas and coal remain the fuels of the future.

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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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