Category Archives: Economy

This category is used for Ontario economic articles consistant with the APPEC Mission

Comments to the Ministry of the Environment by APPEC members

Many people from Prince Edward County have directed comments to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) on the planned wpd White Pines Project. These are only a few of the written comments submitted to MOECC last spring. APPEC … Continue reading

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Economy – Dec 10, 2013 – Ontario tilts against wind turbines as costs spiral: Cohn

Martin Regg Cohn is a well-known Ontario politics columnist that writes for the Toronto Star. He has written 3 articles on the Long Term Energy Plan since its recent announcement that we are aware of (including: Why Ontario’s economy is running out of energy: … Continue reading

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Economy – Dec 3, 2013 – Ontario government releases its Long Term Energy Plan

On Monday Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government released its Long Term Energy Plan. One of the goals of the new Plan is to have 11% of Ontario’s energy supplied by wind by 2025.  To finance that goal a 33% increase in … Continue reading

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Economy – Oct 8, 2013 – Auditor General confirms $1-billion power plant boondoggle

Oct 8, 2013 – Auditor General confirms $1-billion power plant boondoggle  Latest from the Financial Post by our own Parker Gallant here:  Continue reading …

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Economy – Oct 7, 2013 – Who really sets Ontario’s Energy Policies?

Parker Gallant: Who really sets Ontario’s Energy Policies? October 7, 2013) In Ontario it’s a well-known fact that the Green Energy and Green Economy Act (GEA) was developed because a small group of people convinced a past Energy Minister, George Smitherman, … Continue reading

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Economy – Sep 9, 2013 – Dear Minister Chiarelli…

Dear Minister Chiarelli…  Monday, September 9, 2013 [Tongue in Cheek Letter] The Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Energy, Dear Minister Chiarelli: It has come to my attention that the Independent Electricity System Operator will start paying industrial wind developers for … Continue reading

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