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Ontario’s power system: what a mess!

The last few weeks have been difficult for the Ontario Liberal government, particularly with the furore about the political decisions to move two gas power plants from Toronto to–guess where?–rural communities, far from Toronto which is where the power is … Continue reading

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Health Canada health study on wind turbines much needed

Several of the authors in Dirty Business: the reality of Ontario’s rush to wind power commented on the lack of real science behind Ontario’s policy decisions. In fact, when science was offered, Ontario looked the other way! The Ontario government … Continue reading

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The hypocrisy of wind power in Ontario

Here is a delightfully satirical article on the idea of placing industrial-scale* wind turbines right in downtown Toronto. People may think the scale is cartoonish but they would be WRONG. The newest generation of large-scale wind power generators are as … Continue reading

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The Dirty Business of wind power: 2 more Ontario municipalities vote against

This past week saw two more Ontario municipalities pass resolutions for a moratorium on industrial wind power development, and one voted to impose a 2-km setback for any wind power projects. Chatsworth and Tavistock, both facing wind projects, voted for … Continue reading

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The power of community action against a dirty business

The results of Ontario’s recent election are an eye-opener: communities that protest the loss of democracy as a result of the McGuinty government’s Green Energy Act, and who don’t want industrial power generation projects forced on their communities have had … Continue reading

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Dirty Business: Ontario’s wind power rush revealed

Dirty Business: the reality of Ontario’s rush to wind power Finally, wind power in Ontario explained. And it’s not pretty. Or “green.” Ontario’s government counted on “renewable” sources of energy such as wind and solar to create jobs after the failure … Continue reading

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