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Aug 31st, 2022
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Wind turbines are seen behind a Martello Tower in Kingston, Ont.  JULIA PELISH PHOTOGRAPHY From the Toronto Star, August 30, 2022 By Angela Bischoff When it comes to keeping our homes comfortable and well lit, Ontario is quickly moving into the dark ages. The province’s gassy energy strategy is the e...
Aug 28th, 2022
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From the Ontario Clean Air Alliance By Angela Bischoff, Director According to a story in CBC News, Ontario’s Energy Minister, Todd Smith, no longer believes that Ontario needs new gas-fired power plants to keep our lights on.   This is a big step forward given that the Government of Ontario had been ...
Aug 28th, 2022
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The nuclear power plant in Pickering, Ont., is shown in an undated photo. The plant it set to close in 2025.  NORM BETTS / CP From the Toronto Star, August 23, 2022 By Rob Ferguson Queen’s Park Bureau Ontario’s plan to replace electricity generation when an aging nuclear plant closes in 2025 ha...
Aug 23rd, 2022
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From the Ontario Clean Air Alliance By Angela Bischoff, Director What if you could save up to $1,000 per year or more on the cost of heating and cooling your home while helping the planet? Sounds too good to be true? Well our new analysis of the economic benefits of heat pumps shows that it is, in [&...
Aug 12th, 2022
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From the Ontario Clean Air Alliance By Angela Bischoff, Director With Ontario on track for a huge increase in climate-damaging emissions from electricity production, the federal government’s proposed Clean Electricity Regulations couldn’t be more important. In a nutshell, the federal rules are a foll...
Aug 9th, 2022
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From the Ontario Clean Air Alliance By Angela Bischoff, Director On July 29th Fortis Inc. announced that it has suspended development activities and commercial negotiations with Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) for a contract to finance the building of a $1.7 billion transmiss...
Aug 8th, 2022
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This image of a Russian serviceman guarding the plant was taken in May | Photo by ANDREY BORODULIN/AFP The World ☢ UN nuclear chief: Ukraine nuclear plant is `out of control’ The U.N. nuclear chief warned that Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in Ukraine “is completely out of control”. More...
Jul 20th, 2022
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Happy July! The summer has started and I know a lot of you are enjoying the sunshine and family time at the beach and some of you may even be traveling on holidays. If you are around the next two weeks we have some important events coming up: Georgian Bay Forever RECEIVE A FREE WASHING MACHINE [&hell...
Jul 18th, 2022
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From the Ontario Clean Air Alliance By Angela Bischoff, Director The International Joint Commission’s Great Lakes Water Quality Board is calling for Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) nuclear waste storage facilities to be “hardened” and located away from shorelines to prevent them from becoming compro...
Jul 10th, 2022
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From the Ontario Clean Air Alliance By Angela Bischoff, Director Eastern Power is planning a new gas-fired power plant near Sarnia, something Ontario needs about as much as another pandemic.  Their plan to build a 600-megawatt gas-fired power plant near the St. Clair River would increase greenhouse g...