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Hydro One CEO salary peanuts compared to overspending and waste in electricity sector
(April 25, 2018) So, you want to be Ontario’s next Premier and you’re looking to lower hydro bills? Here’s where you should be looking.
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.
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.
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.
It’s the end of energy regulation in Ontario as we know it
(November 9, 2017) The price consumers pay for power is now a political decision, rather than an economic one.
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.
Key project at Darlington nuclear facility hundreds of millions over budget, delayed
(October 16, 2017) A Global News investigation has uncovered a single component of the Darlington nuclear project could cost half a billion dollars, four-times initial estimates. Auditors say project “plagued” by problems.
Government’s mega utility projects spell mega-ruin
(October 2, 2017) Government-owned utilities have a costly, longstanding habit they can’t seem to kick: megaprojects.