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Ontario Hydro’s Path to Privatization

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Previous articles have focused on other aspects of the Harris PC’s role in contributing to Ontario’s status as a ‘Have Not’ province. Today we examine the (partial) privatization of Ontario Hydro and its impact contributing to the fiscal decline of the province. Ontario Hydro –  The Beginning In 1905 Adam Beck, widely credited as being… Continue Reading »

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The Highway 407 Hijack – How Ontario Became a Have Not Province Pt 5

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In this part we look into the hasty privatization of the Highway 407 that would have numerous far reaching implications for Ontarians.   Highway 407 In May 1999, Ontario undertook the largest highway privatization in the world with the sale of Highway 407 ETR, which was dubbed the world’s only, open-access, fully electronic toll highway…. Continue Reading »

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Enbridge Pipeline hearing unites Aboriginals

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In the opening phase of the National Energy Board’s hearings into the Northern Gateway oil pipeline proposal, there was a near unanimous opposition against the endeavor. The Vancouver Observer has been following the Gateway pipeline story very closely. Members of the tribes of the Wet’suwet’en, BC Métis and Stikine MLA Doug Donaldson all asserted in… Continue Reading »

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