Christina Blizzard, Stratford Beacon Herald, June 23, 2012
Once upon a time, when temperatures soared, the energy minister would heave a sigh of relief every time he flicked the switch and the lights came on.
Tim Weis, TheStar, May 5 2012
While spring in Ontario has yet to bring much rain, there’s been no shortage of mudslinging over rising electricity prices. But there’s more to it than critics of renewable energy would you have you believe: new data helps to clarify how prices are linked more to nuclear power than clean energy programs.
Karen Howlett, Globe and Mail, Feb. 27, 2012
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has rebuffed Alberta Premier Alison Redford’s plea to publicly defend the oil sands, saying the country’s high “petro” dollar has “knocked the wind” out of exporters in his province.
JEFFREY SIMPSON, Globe and Mail, Feb. 18, 2012
A tale of two provinces unfolded this week: Albertans were told how wonderful their province’s future will be, Ontarians how difficult theirs will be.
Frances Woolley, Globe and Mail, October 4, 2011
The Ontario Progressive Conservative party promises to end mandatory time of use pricing, and stop “compelling seniors to do laundry late into the night.”
By MICHELLE LALONDE, The Gazette, August 26, 2011
Enbridge seeks transit to Maine
Enbridge Pipelines Inc. is quietly trying to make an end run around a proper assessment of its controversial Trailbreaker project to pipe tarsands oil across Canada to Montreal and then on to the United States, according to three Canadian and two U.S. environmental groups.
By Jason Fekete, Calgary Herald, July 21, 2011
An east-west energy battle is brewing among Canada’s premiers at the annual Council of the Federation conference being held in Vancouver, as Alberta and Saskatchewan spar with Ontario over oil and gas development.
John Spears, Toronto Star, March 22, 2011
Durham Regional Police removed four Greenpeace protesters from a hearing into nuclear safety and environment issues Tuesday at around 1:30 p.m. after they had chained themselves to a table in the hearing room.
Justine Hunter, Globe and Mail, Oct. 04, 2010
Not content to watch Ontario’s attractive rates for green energy draw billions of dollars in investment, the B.C. government is flirting with new rules to accommodate more clean electricity projects.
Karen Howlett, Globe and Mail, Sep. 14, 2010
Toronto — The McGuinty government is looking at giving consumers a break on hydro prices under a program that critics say is not living up to its promise to save electricity users money and promote energy conservation.
Karen Howlettm, Globe and Mail, Aug. 02, 2010
Province accused of creating instability by cutting rate for input to electricity grid
Toronto — Rob Christie of Cleave Energy Inc. was set to sign a deal with a solar panel manufacturer when, out of the blue, the Ontario government changed the rules for small producers of renewable electricity.
Shawn McCarthy, Globe and Mail Update, Apr. 10, 2010
Premier says renewable energy initiative will create jobs, but industrial critics are focusing on the rising price of electricity
Tyler Hamilton, Toronto Star, March 10, 2010
While U.S. northeast, Quebec capture the spotlight, Mooncor is securing rights to quantify deposit here
KAREN HOWLETT, Globe and Mail, Mar. 03, 2010
It was a tough-talking Premier Dalton McGuinty who warned last year that he wouldn't tolerate the "not-in-my-backyard" attitude of opponents to green-energy projects, his flagship job-creation initiative.