Reevely: Liberals cut green-energy plans again, betting against their own climate-change policies
Ottawa Citizen

By David Reevely, Ottawa Citizen, September 27, 2016

Ontario’s Liberal government on Tuesday announced it’ll scrap plans to spend $3.8 billion on new green-energy contracts, hoping we won’t need that electricity because the province’s climate-change plans will turn out to be only somewhat successful.

“Our decision to suspend these procurements is not one we take lightly,” Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault said. But we just don’t need the 1,000 megawatts of power we were going to buy, he said, pointing to a new report from the Independent Electricity System Operator, the agency that plans Ontario’s power grid.

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