Hydro One’s Future

On the first day of trading an Ontario-based electricity utility stock on the TSX (perhaps since the days of Toronto Electric Light Company in the 1920s), I had the opportunity to comment on the future of the company and what might be done to improve the outlook for consumers. The overall theme of my remarks …

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Ontario’s Power Rates Are Going Up How Much?

Over the last two weeks, there have been a dizzying swirl of announcements and reports on various aspects of Ontario electricity prices. With official Ontario working hard to keep the issues confused and impacts spread out over time, it is challenging for consumers to follow the multiple shell games going on at once. Here are …

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Gov’t Interference Ruining Manitoba’s Power System – Implications for Newfoundland

Manitoba once prided itself on its rock bottom power prices. Now electricity prices are moving up dramatically, a trend that will continue if the province government stays on the current electricity policy track. Manitoba needs a immediate freeze on major new generation and transmission projects. This column — “Wuskwatim under water — and sinking” http://shar.es/vaoeB — from today’s …

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