Tag Archives: Dalton McGuinty

The indefensible Green Energy Act

It’s been a busy week in Ontario for power issues. The Green Energy Act came under fire at Queen’s Park as the government tried to amend legislation to fix the illegal parts related to domestic content (which, it turns out, … Continue reading

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Tom Adams: “Very very dangerous”

A set of emails sent between former staffers of the former McGuinty government reveal how the regime was struggling to fight negative press and having the truth about the gas plant cancellations come to light. Among the emails was a … Continue reading

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Ontario’s green power policy an “abject failure”

One of the authors in Dirty Business: the reality of Ontario’s rush to wind power is law and economics professor Michael Trebilcock who said this about the Ontario government: “This combination of irresponsibility and venality has produced a lethal brew … Continue reading

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Ontario’s smokey nonsense continues

Yesterday in Newmarket, Premier Dalton McGuinty announced that his government will close down two more coal power-generating plants, way ahead of schedule he says. And in a letter to the Whig-Standard, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment Jim Bradley (whose ministry … Continue reading

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Ostrander Point approval” “reprehensible”

(Retired) physics professor John Harrison’s rebuttal to CanWEA and Environmental Defence claims that wind power projects are good for the environment is one chapter of Dirty Business. Amid the facts about the cost and reliability of wind power generation, Harrison … Continue reading

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Authors on Radio: CHUO. Wind a mediocre technology for huge profit

Editror Jane Wilson and Dirty Business: the reality of Ontario’s rush to wind power contributor Dan Scharf appeared recently on the Five O’Clock Train show on the University of Ottawa’s radio station, CHUO. The hour-long interview with host Denis Rancourt … Continue reading

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The urban-rural divide in Ontario: how did it happen?

From today’s Toronto Star, a letter to the Editor referring to a column last week. Re: McGuinty plugs the cabinet holes, Column, Oct. 20 Martin Regg Cohn’s column demonstrates why us peasants from the rural hinterlands have completely different mindsets … Continue reading

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