Tag Archives: green energy

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 still coddling the top 1% with power freebees

(September 17, 2015) Big Business is still the biggest beneficiary of Ontario’s generous renewable energy subsidies.

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A $2.6-billion stimulus for Ontario

(August 11, 2015) Putting money slated for conservation spending back into the pockets of consumers would give the province’s economy a much-needed boost.

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Queen’s Park further weakens OEB oversight

(June 3, 2015) Queen’s Park is, once again, undermining the Ontario’s energy regulator. 

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Higher hydro bills to pay for high hydro bills

(March 27, 2015) Ontario’s Ministry of Energy is hiking hydro bills on all ratepayers in an effort to stop already high hydro bills.  Make sense?

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Parker Gallant: Energy poverty in Ontario Chapter 3

(March 6, 2015) The prior Chapter in this series finished with the disclosure that many affected by “energy poverty” were seniors living on fixed incomes wanting to spend their final years; “aging at home” but rising energy prices were making … Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: Energy poverty in Ontario Chapter 1

(March 1, 2015) The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) annually puts out a consumer chart with the questions/issues most often asked about.

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