Why? The project has been dramatically scaled down over the years due to various agreements and environmental rulings.
It could have simply been terminated, but now its huge cost will be paid over 20 years by all Ontario ratepayers, who will be charged above-market prices for electricity generated by these nine unneeded turbines and many others.
Neighbouring residents and wildlife will suffer as well.
This is an example of the disdain demonstrated for rural Ontarians by the Wynne government, and before that, the government of her Liberal predecessor, Dalton McGuinty.
Since the Liberal government’s…
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