Reevely: The messes Ontario's in, how bad they really are, and how we might get out

By David Reevely, Ottawa Citizen, May 22, 2018

Ontario’s election campaign is in full roar. Here’s your quick guide to understanding some of the most important problems this province faces and what each of the three big parties propose to do about them.

(...)The opposition parties point to the fiasco of the Liberals’ green-energy plan, which deliberately overpaid for electricity from new wind and solar farms in an effort to kickstart an industry in manufacturing windmill blades and solar panels here. Auditor general Bonnie Lysyk has found that that increased bills by a collective $37 billion over eight years. Wind farms in particular are wildly unpopular among their neighbours and green-energy manufacturing hasn’t taken off.

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