A common test of whether a proposed expropriation is legitimate is whether it is “fair, sound, and reasonably necessary.” Expropriations for the Scarborough subway extension fail all three tests. Continue reading Expropriation for Scarborough subway extension an unnecessary evil
Ontario’s hydro bills have been increasing by double digits in recent years. Here’s why. Continue reading Why are Ontario’s hydro bills soaring?
TTC customers will be on the hook for years to come to cover the growing cost to build the Downtown Relief Line (DRL).
Continue reading All aboard: come ride Toronto’s newest white elephant
Provincial policies will push Ontario’s gas and hydro bills higher in the coming years. Continue reading Ontario’s residential energy bills will continue to march higher
A documentary on the mother of all medical controversies.
Ontario’s cap and trade backers are excited for the billions of dollars in new money the scheme will create. California shows why the reality might be much different. Continue reading California Dreamin’ in Ontario
Natural gas utilities have been quick to criticize a proposal by Queen’s Park to move the province away from using natural gas to heat homes. Continue reading Utilities lambaste reported gas phase out plan in Ontario
Ontario’s Minister of Energy made a number of misleading and inaccurate statements on TVO’s “The Agenda”. Continue reading Clearing the air
$7-billion plan seeks to phase out natural gas.
Continue reading Ontario climate change plan could spike hydro, natural gas rates
Jane was anything but anti-development and anti-change. Her thinking transcended cities to include economic development and wealth creation generally. Continue reading That’s not the Jane Jacobs I knew