This is a proposal to alter, in a fairly radical way, how electricity distribution rates are set in the province of Ontario. The proposal is to shift to postage-stamp rates, i.e. everyone in the province with similar distribution requirements pays … Continue reading
I’m thirty years removed from being the smallest guy on my varsity hockey team. My teenagers call me “old man”. The kid was more like a linebacker. He was maybe seventeen, too young to be in the bar, drunk and … Continue reading
[This is the thirteenth in a series of stories about interesting people I’ve known, called “Lives”. I don’t know whether you would call it non-fiction, or fiction. I’ve changed the names, and some of the details, so that the individuals … Continue reading
Since my article on November 5th analysing aspects of the Guelph Hydro Alectra merger, a number of readers in Guelph have asked me to look at the transaction further, particularly in light of the lengthy report tabled December 1st to … Continue reading
[This is a follow-up to the fourth in my “Lives” series, “Anne’s Secret”, published three years ago. As with all of this series, the basic story is true. I’ve changed the names, and some of the details, so that the … Continue reading
Alectra Utilities and Guelph Hydro are discussing a merger, the headlines say. Already there is a flurry of information available to local Guelph residents about those discussions, and the many benefits of joining the Alectra fold. For the most part, … Continue reading
And now for something completely different.