Ontario Announces Series of Procurements to Meet Ontario's Growing Energy Needs
On December 11th in response to a request from the Minister of Energy, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) released an Interim Resource Adequacy Update entitled, Evaluating Procurement Options for Supply Adequacy, A Resource Adequacy Update to the Minister of Energy.
Ministerial Letter Of Direction To The Ontario Energy Board
Ontario’s Minister of Energy, the Honourable Todd Smith, issued the annual Letter of Direction (formerly known as a ‘mandate letter’) to Glenn O'Farrell, Acting Chair of the Ontario Energy Board (OEB), outlining the government’s priorities and expectations for the regulator’s upcoming three-year business planning period.
Sussex Highlights & Analysis: Federal Fall Economic Statement 2023
Earlier this afternoon the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, unveiled the 2023 Federal Fall Economic Statement, outlining key fiscal budget plans and strategic initiatives.
Ontario Regulation 429/04: Updates to Bilateral Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)
Yesterday, the Ontario Ministry of Energy released a proposal to enable bilateral Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) to facilitate direct energy purchases between large Class A customers and electricity producers.
Premier Wab Kinew Unveils Manitoba's New Cabinet
In Manitoba's first NDP term post a decade of Conservative rule, the cabinet is streamlined to 14 Ministers from 18. Key appointments include Uzoma Asagwara as Health Minister and Deputy Premier, with First Nations voices Nahanni Fontaine and Bernadette Smith. Ron Kostyshyn, experienced, is Agriculture Minister. Priorities are healthcare and affordability, with ongoing considerations for Federal collaboration.
Supreme Court Of Canada Declares Federal Impact Assessment Act Largely Unconstitutional
Canada's Supreme Court ruled on Friday that a federal law which oversees the assessment of major infrastructure projects is largely unconstitutional, a decision that will spur an overhaul of the federal environmental approval process.