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Powering smart action on climate in Ontario

We need to take cost-effective action to reduce electricity sector GHG emissions. This report looks at how to reduce emissions at the lowest possible cost. More

Three Options to Reduce Ontario’s Electricity Costs

This report outlines three ways in which the Ford Government could actually reduce electricity costs.  We outline how the government could save electricity users anywhere from $1.1 to $5.7 billion per year. More

We can make every Pickering worker a millionaire -- and still save billions!

Ontario can lower its electricity costs by $1.1 to $1.4 billion per year by closing the Pickering Nuclear Station and importing cleaner, safer and lower-cost water power from Quebec. The savings would be so great that we could pay every Pickering worker $1 million in severance and we would still save billions! More

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A Picture Is Worth Billions

Ontario has many lower cost options for meeting its electricity needs than rebuilding old nuclear reactors. Our factsheet demonstrates that the decision to rebuild 10 aging reactors makes little economic sense. More

A Fukushima-level Nuclear Disaster at Pickering

This expert report finds that a Fukushima-level disaster at the Pickering Nuclear plant would result in an estimated 26,000 cancer cases, of which roughly half would be fatal.  Large areas of the Greater Toronto Area would need to be evacuated and would become uninhabitable in some cases for 100 years or more.  More

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