From conflicts of interest to dubious practices and increased taxpayer costs, a surprising report by the BC Finance Ministry criticizes the government's public-private-partnership program.
$50 oil and plunging LNG prices are a wake-up call for Canada's fossil fuel-focused economy. In 2015, economics are likely to have a bigger impact than pipeline protests on the country's energy policy.
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.