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National Post columnist Scott Stinson weighs in on Ontario’s power situation today, saying the province is paying a very high price for “green energy.”

Labelling the government’s handling of this issue as “spectacular mishandling” and an example of poor governance (we would venture to say there’s more than a dollop of misfeasance in there, too), Stinson says government actions have had a “punitive” effect on taxpayers.

And, it’s all for nothing. The Green Energy Act was created to solve a problem that didn’t exist. Ontario already had lots of “clean” power in the form of hydro and nuclear, and we did not need to create a subsidy system that had the effect of shovelling ratepayer money into the pockets of huge corporations, many of them foreign-owned.

Read the article here and pass it along to your friends and family. It’s time the voters of this province got out of the “green” fog and checked their wallets.

http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/04/11/ontario-green-energy-act/

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