Everyone knows how I feel about this whole gas plant cancellation – so you should also not be surprised to see this appearing on my blog!
At long last, Ontarians finally have an authoritative estimate of just how much Dalton McGuinty’s Liberal government cost them when it decided to cancel a gas-fired power plant in Oakville, west of Toronto, in the thick of the 2010 election campaign. According to provincial Auditor-General Bonnie Lysyk, when combined with an earlier politically motivated gas-plant cancellation in Mississauga, taxpayers could be on the hook for $1.1-billion.
[np_storybar title=”Scott Stinson: With the final bill for the gas-plants now in, it’s all the more evident why McGuinty quit
” link=”http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/10/08/scott-stinson-with-the-final-bill-for-the-gas-plants-now-in-its-all-the-more-evident-why-mcguinty-quit/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter”]Anyone who had paid any attention to the Liberal gas-plant controversy over the past year or so would know that it is a mess of the highest order: poorly sited facilities that were part of a poorly conceived energy plan, followed by two politically motivated decisions that were executed either with no awareness of the costs to be borne by taxpayers and electricity…
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