Bluewater Power Fined $12K for 2012 Worker Death in Sarnia Ontario – MAY 26, 2015

Bluewater Power Fined $12K for 2012 Worker Death in Sarnia Ontario – MAY 26, 2015

Bluewater Power Distribution Corporation, the utility providing electricity distribution and related services in the Sarnia-Lambton area, has been fined $120,000 in the 2012 death of a worker who was performing repair work following the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The worker was one of two who had been assigned post-storm repair work on Passingham Drive in […]

Fraser Institute Canadian Business Paying More for Electricity – May 5, 2014

Fraser Institute Canadian Business Paying More for Electricity – May 5, 2014

CFN – Canadian businesses pay more for electrical energy, on average, than American businesses, according to a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. The study, Paying More for Power, examines residential, commercial and industrial electricity rates in 119 Canadian and American cities. The study finds that electricity rates for […]

Letter to the Editor on Electricity In Ontario by William Hopkinson of Cornwall

Letter to the Editor on Electricity In Ontario by William Hopkinson of Cornwall

Hydro One has to be stopped.   With the recent announcement that the Ontario Hydro debt retirement charge will be taken off hydro bills in 2016 they seem to be buttering up the Ontario voter and taxpayer.  That debt was actually paid off in 2010.  Thankfully, in Cornwall we are not subject to the Ontario Hydro […]

How to Escape Ontario’s Power Sector Morass: C.D. Howe Institute September 18, 2013

How to Escape Ontario’s Power Sector Morass: C.D. Howe Institute September 18, 2013

Ontario’s power sector needs an overhaul to address a long list of inefficiencies, and rising consumer prices, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “A New Blueprint for Ontario’s Electricity Market,” author A.J. Goulding presents a blueprint for an electricity market that would be responsive to price signals, reform the role […]