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Learning from Mistakes: Improving Governance in the Ontario Electricity Sector

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February 24, 2016
Learning from Mistakes: Improving Governance in the Ontario Electricity Sector

The government of Ontario should move away from controlling electricity planning, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute Report. In “Learning from Mistakes: Improving Governance in the Ontario Electricity Sector,” author George Vegh argues that the government should face more checks and balances when spending electricity ratepayer money. The government should only set broad policy objectives and not make choices on which technologies and which suppliers should receive government contracts.

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George Vegh, Counsel, McCarthy Tétrault; Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto Law School and Osgoode Hall Law School

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