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Energy Poverty Means Pre-Paying – Report from Parliament, October 2016

This should be no surprise to Ottawa Valley residents who are all too familiar with the close political party relationship between Ottawa and Toronto. Federal Agency Measurement Canada is preparing to finalize approval for “pre-pay” hydro meters. This was only a matter of time since the province installed so-called “smart meters” in people’s homes. The […]

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NEWS RELEASE Trudeau Liberals Approve Ontario Hydro Sale, MP Cheryl Gallant July 12 2016

Trudeau Liberals Approve Ontario Hydro Sale

Consumers are the big losers with the decision by the Trudeau Liberals to rubber stamp the recent sale of Great Lakes Power Transmission to Ontario Hydro (now called Hydro One). Earlier this year in Parliament, I asked the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development to launch an inquiry into Ontario electricity rates. I asked […]

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Federal Taxpayers on the Hook for Ontario Electricity Scandal

Ontario Residents will see their Federal taxes increase to pay for Ontario’s electricity rate scandal. Federal legislation (Bill C-15) includes the Ontario Electricity Support Program as a budget measure. It is important to point out to Canadian taxpayers that Part 1 of Bill C-15 implements certain income tax measures proposed in the March 22, 2016, […]

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February 9th, 2016 - MP Cheryl Gallant Calls For Public Hearings on Hydro One Purchase

MP Cheryl Gallant Calls For Public Hearings on Hydro One Purchase

I have called on the Federal Industry Minister to conduct public hearings as part of the Federal Competition Act review of the purchase by (Ontario) Hydro One Limited of Great Lakes Power Transmission. Hydro One Ltd.’s recent announcement of its offer to purchase Great Lakes Power Transmission has my constituents worried this will be another […]

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Cheryl Gallant Requests Federal Oversight into Ontario Hydro “Smart Meters” Scandal

Renfrew County, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke has confirmed she has requested the Federal Minister of Industry, the Honourable James Moore, intervene in the Ontario Hydro One smart meters scandal. While the provincial government is responsible for the crippling high electricity rates that have hollowed out the manufacturing sector in Ontario, Industry Canada regulates things like […]

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