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Wynne’s promised tax break on hydro bills does little in the long run, say critics

Cutting the provincial portion of HST from hydro bills won’t solve the province’s energy crisis. Continue reading

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Making sure the lights stay on in Toronto

(January 16, 2014) Private electricity companies in other parts of the world have a much better track record than Toronto Hydro when it comes to handling severe weather.

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Parker Gallant: The forgotten directive

(September 12, 2011) Parker Gallant’s article discusses the impact of Ontario’s Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) programs on Ontario energy taxpayers. While the FIT programs have been a great investment opportunity for investors, the majority of Ontarians suffered since OPG could not participate in the gold rush. Continue reading

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Dirty Business: The reality of Ontario’s rush to wind power

(September 9, 2011) Dirty Business, a new book that focuses on wind power’s impacts on Ontario’s power systems and rural communities, features three Energy Probe directors (retired banker Parker Gallant, economist Michael Trebilcock and Globe columnist Margaret Wente), and a … Continue reading

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