Public private partnerships have cost Ontario taxpayers $8 Billion more than publicly-funded infrastructure projects would have, says the Auditor-General.
Watch this video spoof of Christy Clark's Black Friday LNG tax giveaway - which still fell short of Petronas' expectations of slashing public benefits to better fill its own pockets.
SFU economist Dr. Marvin Shaffer warns BC should stay away from private power IPPs just as much as it should the costly proposed Site C Dam.
Kinder Morgan doesn't pay its "fair share" of Canadian taxes and exaggerates local benefits from its proposed pipeline, charges economist and former ICBC CEO Robyn Allan.
Even Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is now saying most of the world's fossil fuel reserves must remain in the ground to mitigate the effects of climate change.
Evidence clearly shows there is no need to build the $8 Billion-plus Site C Dam, says economist Erik Andersen in a letter to Energy Minister Bill Bennett
With economic growth has come ecological devastation, increased inequality, and an overall lower quality of life, says a new study.
Former senior government official and TD Bank comptrroller Rob Botterell says the unnecessary, costly Site C Dam is being rushed through, without proper oversight.
“Fundamentally uneconomic” Site C Dam would lose $350 million a year for taxpayers: Industrial energy expert
The proposed Site C Dam would lose $350 million a year for taxpayers, estimates longtime industrial energy expert Dan Potts - calling the $8 Billion project "fundamentally uneconomic".
SFU Professor Mark Jaccard shoots down the economics of BC LNG, not to mention the enormous carbon consequences from an industry already cutting corners.