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The Ontario Liberals Legacy — Weeds, windmills and waste

Stephen Skyvington — Hamilton Spectator — August 28, 2013 Mercifully, sometime within the next 12 months, the McWynnety Liberals’ “reign of error” will finally come to an end. Whether Tim Hudak’s PC Party forms the next government or Andrea Horwath’s New Democrats, one way or another, a stake will be driven through the heart of […]

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How Britain went tilting at windmills

Michael Hanlon — The Telegraph — January 14, 2013 Not only are wind farms an unreliable source of power, but it has been revealed that generous licence deals will pay out even if they fail to deliver. The unfortunate technical term is “intermittent renewables”. This is the name given to the wave of green energy […]

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Windmills, trains and Dalton McGuinty’s tin ear

Thomas Walkom — The Star — September 4, 2012 Ontario outside of Greater Toronto is not universally happy with Dalton McGuinty’s Liberals. This is understatement. In North Bay, there is palpable anger at McGuinty’s decision to shut down the government-owned Ontario Northland Railway, a mainstay of the city since 1902. In an unusually confrontational move, the […]

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