AMPCO News Round Up

AMPCO News Round Up

Statement from the Honourable Bob Chiarelli
Government of Ontario News -Duncan Hawthorne’s distinguished career and many years of leadership have left a lasting impression here in Ontario and across the international nuclear energy community.For more than a decade, Duncan’s vision and commitment to excellence transformed Bruce Power into one of North America’s leading energy companies with a proud culture of safety, innovation, and continuous improvement.

Ontario Raises $750 Million with Second Green Bond
Government of Ontario News -Ontario has successfully issued its second green bond, raising $750 million to support environmentally friendly, low-carbon infrastructure projects.Proceeds from the bond will help fundeight projects, improving transit, education, health care and creating jobs in communities across Ontario.

Rurals ignored in Ontario wind energy plan
Toronto Sun -Ontario brought in wind energy in a way that sparked a ‘gold-rush’ atmosphere that paid little heed to the concerns of rural communities about the massive turbines being installed, says a University of Ottawa study.

Whitby-Oshawa byelection Liberal candidate drops out of public forum
Whitby This Week -The NDP and Green Party candidates in the Whitby-Oshawa byelection went head-to-head at a recent public forum after their Liberal and Progressive Conservative counterparts chose not to participate.The debate was hosted by the Public Power Action Coalition on Feb. 2 and centred heavily on the Liberal government’s plan to privatize 60 per cent of Hydro One.

Ontario offers $100M for upgrading gas furnaces, water heaters
CBC News -Ontario announced a $100-million program Thursday to help homeowners upgrade their furnaces, water heaters and insulation, but did not provide a start date, eligibility rules or rebate amounts.

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