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Thompson Asks to Participate in Wind Turbine Working Group

(Queen’s Park) —Today during Question Period, Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) questioned the Minister of Energy on the firsthand experience the Ministers of Rural Affairs, Environment and Municipal Affairs and Housing have dealing with industrial wind turbines in their ridings. The Minister of Energy announced that along with himself the Ministers of Rural Affairs, Environment and […]

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Thompson Asks Minister to Participate in Wind Turbine Working Group

(Queen’s Park) —Today during Question Period, Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) questioned the Minister of Energy on the firsthand experience the Ministers of Rural Affairs, Environment and Municipal Affairs and Housing have dealing with industrial wind turbines in their ridings. The Minister of Energy announced that along with himself the Ministers of Rural Affairs, Environment and […]

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Canada Loses WTO Appeal Over Wind Subsidies

(Queen’s Park)— Today Canada lost an appeal with the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a landmark case over incentives for green energy projects such as wind turbines. The Feed-In Tariff (FIT) program provides rich incentives for green energy proponents to provide energy in Ontario. Japan and the European Union said the incentives were illegal because […]

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Canada Loses World Trade Organization Appeal Over Wind Subsidies

(Queen’s Park)— Today Canada lost an appeal with the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a landmark case over incentives for green energy projects such as wind turbines. The Feed-In Tariff (FIT) program provides rich incentives for green energy proponents to provide energy in Ontario. Japan and the European Union said the incentives were illegal because […]

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Liberal, NDP Coalition Budget Puts Ontario in Deeper Debt

(Queen’s Park) —Today the Liberal Government tabled their 2013 budget, full of NDP policies meant to woo the NDP to keep the Liberal Government afloat in this minority parliament. The Wynne Government budget caters to the demands of the NDP, instead of addressing the fiscal burden they have created, and helping families who are looking […]

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Liberal, NDP Coalition Budget Puts Ontario in Deeper Debt

(Queen’s Park) —Today the Liberal Government tabled their 2013 budget, full of NDP policies meant to woo the NDP to keep the Liberal Government afloat in this minority parliament. The Wynne Government budget caters to the demands of the NDP, instead of addressing the fiscal burden they have created, and helping families who are looking […]

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Scandals Leave Ontarians with No Confidence in Government

(Queen’s Park)—Yesterday, the Progressive Conservatives tabled their Want of Confidence motion, stating that the House no longer has confidence in the Liberal Government. The Liberal Government has been putting their party ahead of the needs of all of Ontario for some time now, but the confidence motion is triggered by the latest scandals at ORNGE […]

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Gas Plant Scandals Leave Ontarians with No Confidence in the Liberal Government

Gas Plant Scandals Leave Ontarians with No Confidence in the Liberal Government (Queen’s Park)—Yesterday, the Progressive Conservatives tabled their Want of Confidence motion, stating that the House no longer has confidence in the Liberal Government. The Liberal Government has been putting their party ahead of the needs of all of Ontario for some time now, […]

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Monumental Court Ruling for Property Owners Near Wind Turbines

  (Queen’s Park) —- In a decision released late yesterday, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has determined that legal claims against wind companies and against landowners who agree to host wind turbines are possible as soon as projects receive approval. “Yesterday’s announcement that lawsuits may move forward against wind companies and land owners for […]

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Liberals, NDP Join Together to Defeat Affordable Energy Bill

(Queen’s Park) —Today, the Liberal and NDP’s worked together to vote down an important bill put forth by Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) and the Ontario PC’s to ensure affordable energy prices, municipal autonomy and environmental protection. Thompson debated the Ensuring Affordable Energy Act, a comprehensive bill that would have ensured municipalities received their planning powers […]

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