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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Michael Cleland

Michael Cleland is Nexen Executive in Residence for the Canada West Foundation and former president and CEO of the Canadian Gas Association. He is a former assistant deputy minister for energy in the federal government.

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Demand Better

Fixated on energy supply, from wind to oil sands, most policy makers ignore our greenest opportunities May 2013
In 2009, the Ontario government embarked on a bold policy experiment: to transform Ontario’s electric power sector radically, to base it largely on renewable sources such as wind and solar, and to establish a new industry in Ontario based on those technologies. Most Ontarians, probably thinking about it only in passing, likely saw that as a good…