Trudeau government to spend $6B on renewable energy: Financial Post

Ottawa Wind Concerns


It is worth a reminder that the Ontario Liberal government, despite recommendations from TWO Auditors General, NEVER did a cost-benefit analysis or impact of its renewable power program. Are we going to see the lessons learned in Ontario played out on a national scale?

Financial Post, October 20, 2015

Likely impact in five key areas

Renewable energy

Trudeau has a particularly ambitious plan for renewable energy projects, with a promise to commit nearly $6 billion in green spending over a four-year period and ramping that up to nearly $20 billion over 10 years. The Liberals will also incorporate climate impact analysis into federal contracting, which could get further money flowing into the green space.

All of that will be welcome news for Canada’s renewable energy companies, especially as the previous government focused investment on the oil and gas sector.

“It is fair to assume that the sector will be a big net…

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