Tomorrow at 10 am, the hearing phase of a judicial inquiry convenes in Collingwood, Ontario. Associate Chief Justice Frank Marrocco has been called in by the local town council to try to find the missing money in an electricity transaction that took place in 2012. What he is uncovering is that in Collingwood, the pigs …
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Except to endorse Ontario Energy Minister Rickford’s comments that “the OEB is broken” and his decision to shut down the ridiculously wasteful Conservation First Framework, I won’t be commenting publicly on Bill 87 as my commercial consulting interests could be affected by the outcome.
CBC has recently reported on a proposed community-scale ground source heat pump installation, including sceptical comments from me.
Deputation to General Government Committee re. Bill 32, Access to Natural Gas Act Oct. 31, 2018 Thank you Mr Chairman and Committee members.
Here are notes from my appearance before the Ontario Legislature’s Social Policy Committee, October 29, 2018 commenting on the Repeal of the Green Energy Act (Bill 34). (check against delivery)
(ERO posting #013-3832, comments filed Oct 21) Bill 34 claims to repeal the McGuinty government’s signature legislation — the Green Energy Act — yet the real effect of Bill 34 is to preserve the core of the McGuinty government’s original GEA.
Mr. Stephen Rhodes Deputy Minister of Energy Email: [email protected] Dear Mr. Rhodes, I am writing to you with a request that you can bring my letter to the attention of the OEB Modernization Review Panel.
All the partisans for and against the Green Energy Act (GEA) screaming about the act’s demise are missing the forest for the trees. Premier Ford’s new legislation claiming to repeal McGuinty’s signature legislative legacy preserves the core of the original GEA.
With this legislation, the Ford gov’t is taking over one of the key functions of the OEB — overseeing gas system expansion.
Here is a rough summary of my appearance on the Craig Needles Show, AM980 London Ontario, June 27 10:35 am.