by Scott Stinson, National Post
An Ontario government lawyer warned officials at the Ministry of Energy that the political decision to cancel a planned Oakville power plant and promises to negotiate compensation with the developer amounted to an “unmitigated disaster,” according to a huge raft of documents finally released by the Liberals on Monday.
But though the lawyer was referring to the inherent problems in breaking a contract and then trying to make good after the fact, he could just as easily have been talking about the political damage it would ultimately cause the McGuinty government. Or, frankly, its energy-management plan as a whole. There are disasters all around. Read article