Tag Archives: privatization

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 Hydro One sale’s upsides

(November 5, 2015) The sale of Hydro One offers a number of potential benefits to both ratepayers and the province.

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Privatization perks

(September 23, 2015) The Ontario government is helping Hydro One’s unions who want a piece of the upcoming privatization.

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A broken electricity system, not a Hydro One sale, the real risk to ratepayers

(May 20, 2015) Privatizing Hydro One won’t be bad for ratepayers, but a lack of reform in the province’s electricity sector will be. 

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Lawrence Solomon: Subways, profitable subways

Politics have transformed once economic subways into an unaffordable public transit option. Continue reading

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Fairness on the road

(June 12, 2014) Road tolls don’t deprive people of options, they add travel options for all, improving the quality of life. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Atwood’s library

(August 5, 2011) Toronto has an extraordinary library system with close to 100 branches. The former is mostly about books; the latter mostly about everything but books. This is true of most Canadian cities, where the great history of building public libraries to bring books to the people is running up against rapidly changing cultures and technologies. Continue reading

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