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Hydro One's shopping list: new Smart Meters"!

Ka-ching! And, Hydro One is considering asking you to pay for electricity up-front …

It was just a couple of years ago when then Ontario Ombudsman Andre Marin issued his damning report about Hydro One’s billing errors. 636 palabras más

Electricity Bills

Hydro One's scorecard: not a winner

Hydro One 2016 Scorecard highlights shortfalls

 On several occasions, I’ve expounded on the decision by then Energy Minister Dwight Duncan in July 2004 to direct the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to instruct all LDC (local distribution companies) to install “smart meters”*   The Premier’s October 2005 throne speech included the comment:  “Consumers can look forward to getting smart meters that will help them save money by telling them when they can pay less.” 521 palabras más

Electricity Bills

Neglect

The Supreme Court of Canada’s Jordan case has caused ripples through our criminal justice system. The effect of the case has been to set rigid guidelines for trial within a reasonable time. 241 palabras más

Ontario court dismisses former ombudsman's lawsuit alleging Liberals 'orchestrated' his removal

TORONTO — A judge has quashed a wrongful dismissal lawsuit by Ontario’s former ombudsman against the legislature and his former office.

Andre Marin was not reappointed in 2015 after serving two five-year terms and alleged in a lawsuit that he was fired without cause and without notice — he said a two-year notice period would have been “reasonable.” 356 palabras más

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Former Ontario ombudsman Andre Marin's lawsuit dismissed by court

TORONTO – A judge has quashed a wrongful dismissal lawsuit by Ontario’s former ombudsman against the legislature and his former office.

Andre Marin was not reappointed in 2015 after serving two five-year terms and alleged in a lawsuit that he was fired without cause and without notice – he said a two-year notice period would have been “reasonable.” 357 palabras más

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