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Ontario Empowers Local Governments on Wind, Solar

The Province of Ontario has given local governments new authority over utility-scale energy projects. Energy developers must now work directly with municipalities to identify appropriate locations...

Will Clean Energy Investment Put Canada Back in the Race?

The feds unveils the latest round of recipients for a previously announced clean-technology R&D fund. Alas, it's not nearly enough to make us a leader. Time is running out for us to make a serious...

Will 40/40 Take the Heat off Edmonton?

The short answer is: No. To secure social license from a wary public and give businesses the certainty they badly need, Alberta will need to continue increasing its carbon price over time--and that...

Alliances will Bolster Energy and Climate Policy

The prospect of serious climate disruption and increased fossil fuel dependence is troubling, to say the least. But here in British Columbia, it is also spurring new alliances as diverse parties step...

What Should A Canadian Energy Strategy Accomplish?

We must diversify our energy sector to insulate our economies from commodity price shocks, carbon risk, and decreasing demand in key markets such as the United States and, eventually,...