Tag Archives: electricity

How selling Hydro One really helped Ontario taxpayers

(March 12, 2018) By selling the utility, Ontario taxpayers, in essence, locked in tomorrow’s future profits today. Advertisements

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The bad, very bad and very very bad of the Ontario PC energy plan

(November 28, 2017) The Ontario PC’s energy plan doubles down on a couple of poor policies.

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A whole new way to screw up hydro is underway in Ontario and B.C.

(November 27, 2017) BC Hydro is following Ontario down a road where the price of electricity is political.

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Provincial finances are worse than they look as politicians hide their megaproject boondoggles

(November 14, 2017) Political leaders are determined to bury the risk of pet megaprojects.

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Auditor General rips into the Fair Hydro Plan

(October 18, 2017) Ontario’s Auditor General said the Fair Hydro Plan raises rates in the long-run, contravenes the province’s accounting standards and further erodes the independence of the Ontario Energy Board.

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Fair Hydro Plan advertisements: fact check

(September 29, 2017) The Fair Hydro Plan ads being rolled out by the province contain a number of misleading claims.

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Ontario’s conservation program another corporate welfare handout

(August 3, 2017) Ontario ratepayers will pay $100 million for a conservation program that experts admit is unnecessary.

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