Gas Busters Part 23: FOI Documents Reveal McGuinty’s Gas Plant Oversight

Over the course of 2012 from the beginning of January through to October 1, the Ontario’s then Premier McGuinty and his office were supervising one of the key files of his entire period of leadership–the cancelled west GTA gas plants and their relocation. The issue was hot. Outraged constituents were bombarding him with complaints. The …

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Gas Busters: Part 1

Secrecy. Cover-up. Abuse of public trust. This new series is for all those seeking to uncover the truth of what happened when the Ontario government decided to relocate two gas-fired power plants originally contracted in Mississauga and Oakville and the consequences of those actions. Ontario’s democracy and its citizens’ pocketbooks are at stake. Now you …

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Guest Commentary: Counting the Costs of the Oakville Gas Plant Relocation (Updated)

I previously posted an analysis authored by electricity and gas consultant Bruce Sharp addressing the costs to consumers of relocating the Oakville gas-fired power system. What follows is an updated version of that analysis. As previously, this analysis considers the costs specific to the power plant only and does not address other impacts. One example …

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Guest Commentary: Counting the Costs of the Oakville Gas Plant Relocation

Here is the most thorough analysis of the cost implications of the developing Oakville power plant relocation controversy that I have seen. The author of this analysis, Bruce Sharp,┬áhas generously allowed me to present it to you. Please join me in thanking Bruce for contributing his expertise to expanding the public’s understanding of this issue. …

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