Ontario wants to reduce poverty (while filling wind developers’ pockets)
The Government of Ontario has announced that it wants to hold “consultations” on its poverty reduction strategy.
As health care professionals are well aware, poverty is one of the key determinants of health. Those of us who are following the economic effects of governments’ dallying with renewable power sources around the world, are aware of something else: energy poverty.
With Ontario’s electricity bills rising dramatically, and no end in sight, this is a critical issue to comment on.
More information on the government’s process and on how to provide comment, or even organize your own community consultation event, go to the website, here: