Democracy & Governance

— Oct 22, 2014
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Cancelling Contracts: The Power of Governments to Unilaterally Alter Agreements

Provincial governments have the power to change or cancel legally binding agreements, notes a new study by Bruce Pardy. The study, Cancelling Contracts: The Power of Governments to Unilaterally Alter Agreements, is particularly relevant for Ontario where the province has locked itself into a number of long-term contracts with wind and solar power companies, resulting in escalating electricity prices.

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