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Wynne Says High Electricity Prices are “her mistake”, but she’s gonna still go ahead with the carbon tax.

The Canadian Press (National Post) — November 19, 2016 OTTAWA — Premier Kathleen Wynne is calling high electricity prices her “mistake.” In a speech to party faithful at the Ontario Liberal annual general meeting today in Ottawa, Wynne says she takes responsibility “for not paying close enough attention to some of the daily stresses in […]

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The untold Ontario green-energy scandal is that it’s devastating our rural areas

Garth Manning, Financial Post — November 2, 2016 The biggest unreported story in the Ontario media, despite all its talented investigative journalists, is the destruction of rural Ontario by massive wind “farms” and solar projects. Wind turbines are not “farms” but sophisticated industrial machines, each taller than Toronto’s Royal York Hotel or the Ottawa Peace […]

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OPP investigating allegations that Ontario government officials illegally destroyed wind farm documents

David Reevely — Ottawa  Citizen — May 4, 2016 The Ontario Provincial Police has launched another investigation into allegations that provincial government officials illegally destroyed documents concerning an aborted contract to supply electricity to the provincial grid. This time, it’s a green-energy contract with a company that builds wind farms. A previous investigation into the […]

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An ill-wind in Ontario

Tom Harris — The Toronto Sun — July 18, 2015 Environmentalists often talk about people whose lives are ruined by man-made global warming. But they never mention the lives that are devastated by misguided climate change policy. There is no better example than the debilitating human health impacts of the hundreds of thousands of industrial […]

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One in 20 businesses in Ontario expect to close in the next five years due to rising electricity prices

Companies want homeowners to bear more of the cost of skyrocketing hydro rates Robert Benzie — Toronto Star — July 8, 2015 Soaring electricity prices are short-circuiting businesses in the province, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce warns. In a new 23-page report to be released Wednesday, the 60,000-member business lobby argues Queen’s Park must act […]

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Ontario: Lower property assessments just another subsidy for wind industry

Peter  Epp — Postmedia Network — May 12, 2015 Among the incongruities found within the Green Energy Plan is the way in which wind turbines are assessed by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC). In a word, the assessment is low. The Ontario government’s purpose, when the plan and its accompanying legislation were approved in […]

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Why So Many Rural Ontarians Can’t Stand Wind Power (The Agenda)

Well, this article had me nodding in agreement for the first half of it, until they got to the “main” reason rural residents  oppose wind farms, which is supposedly because there’s no monetary benefit in it for them.  *sigh*  Here we go with that bullshit again. I have yet to hear any of the people […]

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UK: Seniors and Many Families with Children are Too Poor to Heat Their Homes Thanks to Skyrocketing Energy Bills

(The same situation is happening more often here in Ontario, as various charities report that they are already out of funds for the season to help those who can’t afford their electricity bills and the Auditor General has advised that Ontarians pay billions extra, unnecessarily, for hydro.  And still, the ridiculous green agenda steamrolls on. […]

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Ontario PC Interim Leader Jim Wilson to Kathleen Wynne — Pull the Plug on Failed Energy Policies

Northumberland View — December 11, 2014 Queen’s Park – The Auditor General confirmed what the PC Caucus has said all along – the Liberal government has made a mess of the energy file, Ontario PC Interim Leader Jim Wilson said today during the final Question Period exchange for 2014. Wilson used the opportunity to hold […]

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Ontario — Ripoff in realtime: is wind power really worth it?

Stephen E. Aplin — Canadian Energy Issues — December 3, 2014 Right now, the 27 wind farms in Ontario are generating roughly 2,000 megawatts of power. Wind power proponents are applauding: this is one of the very rare moments when the “capability” of the wind fleet has been as high as it is right now, […]

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Ontario Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli Put On the Hot Seat About Hydro Rates

And he lies and dodges and lies and dodges and lies and dodges.    

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Ontario: Ill Wind Blows From Wind Turbines

Lawrence Solomon — Financial Post — November 25, 2014 The wind industry is dangerous to human health, posing risks to everything from dizziness and nausea to chronic stress and heart conditions A Canadian court will soon decide if wind turbines violate Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms by posing a risk to human health. Charter […]

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Legal battle over Ontario wind turbine farm may redefine ‘harm’

Sean Fine — Globe and Mail — November 21, 2014 The right to be free from chronic annoyance is at the heart of a legal challenge that could shake Ontario’s multibillion wind-energy business, and limit other industrial development in rural areas. It pits a family whose farming history goes back a century in Southwestern Ontario […]

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Wind farm on Oak Ridges Moraine up for appeal hearing

Vanessa Lu — Toronto Star — November 15, 2014 Wind energy may be green, but opponents of a proposed wind farm on the Oak Ridges Moraine worry that five giant turbines will damage the environmentally sensitive area. “There are conflicting values,” said Heather Stauble, a Kawartha Lakes councillor who represents the area where WPD Canada […]

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Big Wind (TVO Preview)

Thanks to Ontario Wind Resistance for the heads up to this video and program.

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