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Ontario's energy woes should be a warning

Ontario has the fastest-growing electricity costs in Canada and among the highest rates in North America.


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Taking a page from Ontario’s power-pricing playbook

Skyrocketing electricity costs led to 75,000 job losses in Ontario’s manufacturing sector from 2008 to 2015.


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One Ontario government agency—the Independent Electricity System Operator—plans to spend $3.1 billion for conservation programs through 2020.

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BC Hydro’s planned project for a hydroelectric dam on the Peace River—known as the Site C dam—is proving to be controversial, with some industry groups panning the plan while touting renewable energy sources such as wind.


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The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its latest “Synthesis Report” drawing together the findings of the most recent three-volume set of the Fifth Assessment Report.


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At the end of March, the CEO of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) issued a directive regarding the implementation of Ontario's "Long term energy plan," which spells out what the provincial energy regulator plans to do to spur energy conservation.