July 25, 2015

Wynne’s cheap energy charade

Cap-and-trade and selling Hydro One are even bigger mistakes than the Liberals’ disastrous green energy plan Premier Kathleen Wynne can’t stop rising energy costs in Ontario because of her refusal to buy hydro power from Quebec for as little as three cents per kilowatt-hour. This instead of paying six cents and rising for power from refurbished nuclear power plants, similar …

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July 9, 2015

Wynne’s Climate Summit a green masquerade

Canada is missing out on its share of the surging multitrillion-dollar global clean energy market, which last year dropped by 5% compared to 24 of the largest exporting countries. Lost opportunities cost us $8.7 billion in 2013 alone, according to a new report, Tracking the Energy Revolution: Global 2015, from Vancouver-based climate and energy think tank, Clean Energy Canada. Government …

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November 12, 2014

Ammonia – The Real Green Energy

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government had us pay $1 billion more for electricity than the market value of that power in October alone, part of our annual, multibillion-dollar, so-called “Global Adjustment” charge. In 2013 alone, Ontario paid $1.2 billion to other jurisdictions to take our excess electricity, part of an increasingly costly problem managing the intermittency and unreliability of …

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June 19, 2014

Decline your ballot and None of the Above movements a big success in Ontario

Aside from the Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals — and maybe the unions — the big winner in last week’s Ontario election might have been the proponents of ‘none of the above.’ According to unofficial results released by Elections Ontario 31,399 Ontarians declined their ballot in this election compared to only 2,335 in 2011. During the election campaign, Democracy watch — a …

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May 28, 2014

‘None-of-the-Above’ Movement Growing

TORONTO – Think of this Ontario election as a breakfast buffet. You roll in late after a rough night and all that’s left is stale toast, congealed eggs and saggy-ass bacon. “What’ll you have?” the cafeteria lady — or poll officer — asks. You retch, turn up your nose, and sputter: “None of the above!” Don’t you wish you could? God bless …

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