Ontario launching sweeping review of province’s energy regulator
The Liberal government has tapped Richard Dicerni, a former head of Ontario Power Generation, to lead a year-long review of the Ontario Energy Board. It will look at how the OEB should keep up with new technology and new consumer demands, said Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault.
“Looking at the innovation that’s coming, so: solar panels on your roof, using the power during the day when you have our peak hours … storing some of that excess power, utilizing it for your electric vehicle, those are things that are going to actually help you lower your costs, lower your greenhouse gas emissions,” Thibeault said.
NFL shows it ABSOLUTELY backs Colin Kaepernick’s protest against the national anthem
The National Football League is partnering with Morehouse College for a three-day social justice workshop in February inspired by Colin Kaepernick’s activism.
“The Advocacy in Sport Workshop is a direct extension of Colin Kaepernick’s activism,” Interim President of Morehouse College Harold Martin Jr. wrote in a letter. “We recognize and applaud Mr. Kaepernick’s efforts and personal sacrifice. His work…inspired this very tangible discussion and training.”
Twitter Blocks The Alt-Right, Allows Racist Death Threats To Ajit Pai
Twitter began a massive purge of users on Monday the company claims violate its new terms of service.
As predicted, nearly every account that was banned by Twitter was affiliated with the alt-right or far right.
PM touring to escape ‘concentric circles’ in Ottawa
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is planning to embark on a cross-Canada town hall tour next month, in an effort to keep from getting “government-itis,” he said.
Trudeau will be travelling across Canada in January to hold a series of town hall meetings, he said in an interview with Mornings Rock on CHOM 97.7 FM in Montreal Tuesday morning.
The prime minister said the tour is part of his effort to stay connected to Canadians and avoid getting what he calls “toxic” “government-itis.”