Tag Archives: Brad Duguid

No deadline for wind studies

by John Spears, Toronto Star Ontario bureaucrats have been given “no firm deadline” for reporting on the possible health effects of offshore wind turbines, says the Ministry of Natural Resources.  But it says one of the studies will take up … Continue reading

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The massive untendered Samsung contract Ontario taxpayers are not allowed to see

May 12, 2011 update:    Hudak is being criticized for saying he will scrap something he hasn’t seen. Well, NOBODY is allowed to see it. The NDP obtained this through the Freedom of Information Act.  Download the (Heavily Censored) Samsung Deal Here

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Warwick officials to discuss grid problems with energy minister

by Paul Morden, The Sarnia Observer The mayor of Warwick Township has some pointed questions for Ontario Energy Minister Brad Duguid. Todd Case wants to know how much capacity the electricity distribution grid has in Warwick, and how residents are … Continue reading

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Dalton’s Delusions

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Duguid: Get used to it!

By KENNEDY GORDON , Peterborough Examiner A similar opposition has arisen around wind turbines, Duguid said; while turbine farms are planned for many Ontario communities, including the Millbrook, Bethany and Hastings areas, residents do have concerns. Awareness will ease that, … Continue reading

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Duguid blames old meters for rise in electricity prices

by Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press TORONTO – If electricity bills are up for Ontario homeowners with smart meters it might be the old meter’s fault – at least that’s what the Liberal government was saying Monday. The so-called smart … Continue reading

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McGuinty Liberals Backtrack on a Backtrack On Long Term Energy Plan

Northumberland View Yesterday, Energy Minister Brad Duguid promised Ontario families they would get a chance to finally see the McGuinty Government’s long-promised and never-delivered plan for the electricity system by the “end of December”. But there’s a catch: the Ontario … Continue reading

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Turbine setbacks should be equal across the board

Orangeville Banner Congratulations and thanks to Mayor and Warden Allen Taylor for reporting the concern of East Garafraxa about wind turbines and the response from the Ontario government. Toronto waterfront gets a setback of five kilometres and rural Ontario gets … Continue reading

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An open letter to the Hon. Brad Duguid, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure:

A frustrated taxpayer wants the bill clarified By Peter R. Scott, Picton I respectfully write to you today both as a frustrated energy consumer and taxpaying Ontarian. Please allow me to share with you the reason for my frustration. The … Continue reading

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Wind turbines: ‘Get used to it,’ says minister Duguid

By Wes Keller, Orangeville Citizen Mayor Taylor says he discussed the setbacks and the township’s lack of control over turbines that would extend into East Gary from the Belwood Wind Farm with Minister Duguid. In an interview, he quoted the … Continue reading

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Duguid Meets With Ratepayer’s Groups On Wind Turbines

TORONTO – Members of four community associations directly affected by Toronto Hydro’s plans to place large wind turbines in Lake Ontario, met with the Hon. Brad Duguid, Minister of Energy yesterday. “It was a positive meeting. The Minister listened carefully … Continue reading

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One-on-one with Ontario Energy Minister Brad Duguid

By RANDY RICHMOND, The London Free Press Brace yourself, Ontario. Hikes to monthly electricity bills have just begun, Ontario Energy Minister Brad Duguid warns. As anger rises in London and across the province over the double whammy of higher power … Continue reading

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No wonder rural Ontarians feel like second-class citizens

The Moderate & The NIMBY  Re: Put turbines 5 kms from shore, ministry says Toronto Star Commenting on the proposed 5 kilometre setback for offshore wind turbines, Energy Minister Brad Duguid said: “I think it sets to rest the concerns … Continue reading

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Protesters greet energy minister

By Catherine Whitnall My Kawartha Pontypool resident Anne Johnston (left) gives Brad Duguid, Ontario’s minister of energy and infrastructure, and earful outside of local MPP Rick Johnson’s office in Lindsay on Friday (June 18) afternoon. A group of residents gathered … Continue reading

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Just Answer the Question, Duguid

Question Period, Ontario Legislature, May 3, 2010 RENEWABLE ENERGY Ms. Sylvia Jones: My question is for the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure. Last month, you announced 184 energy projects that will proceed without municipal approval. How many more energy projects … Continue reading

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