Remarks for PC Leader Patrick Brown, Hydro One News Conference (June 1, 2015) – The imminent passage of the budget marks a sad day for Ontario because it sees the people of this province lose control of Hydro One. Over 100 years ago in 1906, the Ontario Legislature passed the Power Commission Act, establishingRead More →

By Aston Patis Blackburn News  (May 28, 2015) — Protesters took to the lawn of Queens Park and London MPP Deb Matthews’ office this afternoon to protest the Liberal government’s plan to privatize Hydro One. The Liberal government announced it would be selling a 60% stake in Hydro One. Individual shareholders wouldRead More →

Editorial by The Orangeville Citizen (May 27, 2015) — THE DISASTROUS CONSEQUENCES of the Harris government’s decision to sell its only toll road to a private consortium should have been enough to deter them, but now we have fresh evidence of the need for the current Ontario government to abandon its plan toRead More →

By Emily Haws The North Bay Nugget (May 26, 2015) — Verdon Vaillancourt is afraid what happened with the privatization of highway maintenance is going to happen with the partial privatization of Hydro One. Vaillancourt, who made a presentation Thursday to the Ontario Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs said privatizationRead More →

Toronto Sun editorial (May 26, 2015) —Ontario ombudsman Andre Marin’s report into Hydro One’s billing catastrophe could not have been more damning. He accused the giant public utility of misleading not only his investigators, but the Hydro One board of directors, the energy minister and the Ontario Energy Board, as itRead More →

By Penny Coles Niagara Advance (May 21, 2015) – There’s little good news in the future for Ontario hydro customers, says Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro president Tim Curtis. Electricity commodity charges are increasing this month, and will again in November, he said. But the biggest hit will be in January, when the OntarioRead More →

By Rob Ferguson Toronto Star (May 14 2015) –  Taxpayers will be kept in the dark as the government pulls an iron curtain across Hydro One, blocking its $9-billion sale from public scrutiny, Ontario’s outspoken auditor general and seven other watchdogs warn. In a rare show of force, eight independent officersRead More →