We asked the candidates from the four main parties in the Sault Ste. Marie Provincial By-Election the following three questions:
- Do you support Ontario Power Generation’s proposal to raise the price of its nuclear electricity by 180% to pay for the continued operation of its high-cost Pickering Nuclear Station and to re-build the Darlington Nuclear Station?
- Should the Government of Ontario seek to negotiate a new long-term electricity supply contract for Quebec water power which will allow us to close the Pickering Nuclear Station and lower our electricity bills?
- Should Ontario take advantage of falling costs for wind and solar power and continue to build community scale renewable energy projects?
Here are their responses: