03 Oct '11, 3pm

Get the goods on growing green energy from Mike Holmes and David Suzuki

Get the goods on growing green energy from Mike Holmes and David Suzuki

While parties scramble to convince voters that their plans to power the province into the future is the best, we feel we should take a moment to first look at the past to gain some perspective and insight into how to move forward. More than one hundred years ago, Ontario Premier James Whitney was in hot water over his proposal to tap the power of Niagara Falls by building a hydroelectric generating station. His opponents said it would likely bankrupt the province. Instead, this source of green renewable power has helped fuel Ontario's economic engine ever since. Ontario now gets over 20 per cent of its electricity from renewable hydroelectric generation, thanks in large part to the foresight of Whitney and our great grandparents. Germany embarked on its green energy strategy more than ten years ago. Since then the country has become a clean technology powerhouse, creating ...

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