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Megaprojects like Site C bankrupt power utilities

The Site C dam exhibits many of the same traits afflicting other megaprojects: an undermining of the regulatory system, accounting tricks that mask the real cost of the project and an explicit guarantee of a taxpayer bailout.

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90% of Ontario’s wind subsidies benefit a select few multinationals: study

Subsidies given to¬†Ontario’s wind farm owners¬†largely benefit only a select few multinational corporations, a new Consumer Policy Institute study shows. Continue reading 90% of Ontario’s wind subsidies benefit a select few multinationals: study

While Canadians endured hardships during recent storms, customers in UK got compensated

To help its most vulnerable customers cope, one UK power company provided them with Christmas dinners as well as hotel accommodation, all at shareholder expense. Continue reading While Canadians endured hardships during recent storms, customers in UK got compensated