With electricity demand set to rise and Pickering’s nuclear plant set to close, Doug Ford’s government is now scrambling to keep the province’s lights on. Perhaps spending hundreds of millions to cancel green-energy projects and dismantle new wind turbines might not have been the most forward-thinking of ideas.
With an eye on the thermostat, Allison and Jonathan plug in to Ontario’s frayed energy system, its Ticketmaster-like approach to billing, and how, in fleeing from the problem, Doug Ford has gone fission.
Hosts: Allison Smith, Jonathan Goldsbie
Credits: Kattie Laur (Producer), André Proulx (Managing Editor), Nathan Burley (Music)
This episode is supported by Douglas.
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