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Energy East Pipeline Cancellation

Published in the Globe and Mail October 10, 2017 There were serious questions about the wisdom and economic and political viability of the Energy East project from the outset. It faced profound opposition in Quebec; Ontario’s energy board had concluded …


Is Ontario poised to repeat Walkerton-style mistakes

Published in the Hamilton Spectator October 23, 2017 Canadians, watching U.S. President Donald Trump’s attacks on air and water pollution rules in the United States have taken some comfort in the notion that it couldn’t happen here. Sadly, the reality …









Electricity Costs in Ontario

The following is a longer version of a short article posted on Global News today. Recent public debates about electricity prices in Ontario have focused strongly on the costs renewable energy under the Green Energy Act. This focus is misguided, …