Ontario to Purchase Hydroelectricity From Quebec, to Replace Gas-Fired Generation

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By David Stevens on October 27, 2016

On October 21, 2016, Premier Wynne announced that Ontario and Quebec have finalized an agreement for trading electricity, energy capacity and energy storage. This agreement follows the Memorandum of Understanding that the provinces had signed in 2014 to exchange electricity capacity and reduced Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. Under the new agreement, Ontario has agreed to […]


Join Us For Our Workplace Law Summit


By Energy Insider on October 26, 2016

On Thursday, November 17, join us for our in-person summit to hear practical, strategic and cost-effective solutions to the latest workplace law challenges. Topics discussed will include: Workplace accommodation Family relationships The law around transgender employees Mental health issues Terminations Health and safety Medical marijuana Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 […]


Hydro One Inc. MAAD’s Application Re Acquisition of Great Lakes Power Transmission

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By Dennis O’Leary on October 25, 2016

The Ontario Energy Board issued its decision in respect of the MAADs (Mergers, Acquisitions, Amalgamations and Divestitures) Application by Hydro One (“HONI”) on October 13, 2016. Briefly, HONI was seeking approval for the purchase of the voting shares of Great Lakes Power Transmission Inc. (“GLP”), acceptance of a proposed 10-year rate rebasing deferral period with […]


Ottawa Issues New Regulation Setting Pipeline Companies’ Financial Obligations

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By David Stevens on October 24, 2016

Recently, the Federal Government published its proposed Pipeline Financial Requirements Regulation. This new Regulation would implement some aspects of the new Federal Pipeline Safety Act that came into force in June 2016. As we discussed earlier, the Pipeline Safety Act imposes greater obligations and liability on companies that operate federally-regulated oil and gas pipelines. An […]


Ahead of the LTEP, Fuels Technical Report Looks at Current and Future State of Ontario’s Fuels Sector

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By David Stevens on October 20, 2016

In late September, Ontario’s Ministry of Energy issued the Fuels Technical Report (FTR), which looks at the current and future state of fuels demand and consumption in Ontario. The FTR is intended to be an important document to inform the Ministry’s formal consultation process for the development of the LTEP. The FTR is a complement […]


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