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The Tories say they’ve uncovered a plot to confuse the public about the cost of Ontario’s green energy policy.
A consulting firm – the Sussex Strategy Group – laid out plans for a $300,000 campaign in a confidential document released last month and obtained by the Opposition. Continue reading
Notes for a speech that Ontario’s Opposition leader could give, but won’t, on the state of the province’s electricity sector
by Lawrence Solomon Financial Post
Ontario Conservative Leader Tim Hudak is a keynote speaker tomorrow at the Ontario Energy Association. Here is the speech he should, but won’t, give.
Let me start by apologizing for my party’s role in putting this province on the path to ruin. We are now seeing massive energy price hikes in communities throughout the province. These hikes are just the beginning. Power rates in Ontario will be doubling or tripling in the years ahead. It would be tempting, but dishonest, to blame this all on the Liberals and on the NDP. We Conservatives have been every bit as much to blame. In some ways, perhaps, we are the most of all to blame, because we were the ones who pulled the plug on the privatization of the old Ontario Hydro system, a privatization we ourselves had begun. Continue reading