Arrogance that knows no bounds
Orangeville Banner The following is part of a series of correspondence between the president of the OSEA and the mayors of Melancthon and Amaranth.
Dear Mr. Stevens: I corrected you once when you tried to mislead the public by suggesting that municipalities had the decision-making power over wind farms and I am glad to see that you now agree by stating, “You are right to note there is no veto.” However, you now recommend we read your Municipal Guide “so hopefully this will help you and your staff get up to speed.” Continue reading
While Ontario families are struggling to make ends meet because of Dalton McGuinty’s tax grabs and skyrocketing hydro bills, today Ontario families learned they are also footing the bill for Dalton McGuinty to funnel millions to an organization – the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association – that is running ads in support of the Liberal’s re-election campaign. Continue reading
Kris Stevens, OSEA with George Smitherman
by Steve Ladurantaye, Globe and Mail
The Progressive Conservative party is lashing out at what it believes are taxpayer-funded ads that support the Liberals, taken out by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association. The association, which has received millions of dollars in provincial funding, spent $200,000 on television ads touting the province’s funding for the green energy sector. Read article
Brad Duguid with Kris Stevens
“It is unclear how OSEA will afford such a lavish ad blitz. The not-for-profit organization’s financial statements show it lost $130,000 in 2010 and was forced to borrow nearly $48,500 on a secured line of credit. It is spending $200,000 on the current campaign.”
By Lee Greenberg, Postmedia News
TORONTO — A taxpayer-funded environmental group is starting a television advertising campaign on Friday that supports the province’s green-energy policy without registering as a third party, an apparent violation of the province’s election finances laws. The only party opposed to the policy is the Progressive Conservative party. Continue reading
Kristopher Stevens is the Executive Director of the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association.
Last night’s episode of The Agenda with Steve Paiken gave us all a disturbing and frightening look at the motives and thinking of alarmists like Kristopher Stevens. Along with flights of fancy into how wind turbines will turn Ontario into the next Silicon Valley, he made a statement that really shows the level of desperation and lack of ethics he will use to make his point.
Mr. Stevens stated that soon doctors in Ontario may be out of work due to their patients dropping dead at such an alarming rate from pollution from coal plants. While not diminishing the obvious negative effects of air pollution, let’s get back to reality, shall we? Continue reading