[excerpt] The decision to cancel the plants in Oakville and Mississauga, which will cost taxpayers at least $230 million, should have been made “much earlier on in the process,” he told reporters. “We have to acknowledge what has happened in the past and the difficult decisions that were taken,” he said.
If he becomes premier, both rural and urban communities will have an equal say in future plans for wind farms or power plants, but it will also have to be balanced against the “legitimate energy needs” of the province, Hoskins said.
His parents, who live in southwestern Ontario, have given him an “earful” about wind farms, he said. Read article