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Surge Capacity: Selling City-owned Electricity Distributors to Meet Broader Municipal Infrastructure Needs

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April 19, 2017
Surge Capacity: Selling City-owned Electricity Distributors to Meet Broader Municipal Infrastructure Needs

Cities across Canada should sell their electricity distribution companies and invest the proceeds in critical municipal infrastructure, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Surge Capacity: Selling City-owned Electricity Distributors to Meet Broader Municipal Infrastructure Needs,” author Steven Robins demonstrates why there is no compelling public policy rationale for municipalities to hold these assets.

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Steven Robins, Joint MBA & MPP Candidate, Harvard University

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