Category Archives: wind power

Sales of Dirty Business closed

October 30, 2015 We have now closed out our inventory and effective today, this website is inactive. Thanks to all for buying the book!

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Anniversary sale!

It’s our anniversary! And have we got a deal for you! A lot has changed for wind power development in Ontario since the release of Dirty Business: the reality of Ontario’s rush to wind power Almost every wind power project … Continue reading

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Michael Trebilcock called it: hydro bills will go up

As people all over Ontario open their first electricity bills of 2014 (which don’t even reflect the increase effective January 1st) and are shocked to see a significant increase in the amount added to the amount owing, we recall the … Continue reading

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Tom Adams on helpful journalists

In Dirty Business, Tom Adams writes that “…city-bound journalists are largely unaware of the corrosive effects some wind developments are having for communities, neighbourhoods, even families.” Turns out, it’s worse than that: the latest spate of emails internal to the … 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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Book review:”a conversation with a wide range of people”

BOOK REVIEW Dirty Business: The Reality of Ontario’s Rush to Wind Power. In this collection of short essays, the editor is very specific in the introduction, referring to the “wind power generation industry” and how it measures up from a … 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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