The Ontario Power Authority gave Eastern Power $10 million as a “sign
of good faith” while trying to convince the company to stop
construction at the Mississauga gas plant the Liberal government had
promised to move.
But the OPA doesn’t consider the money part of the cost of relocating
the plant and it isn’t counted in the $180 million Energy Minister
Chris Bentley announced it would cost the public to move it to Sarnia.
The Liberals had reversed themselves on the plant in the middle of last
fall’s election, and promised to move the plant in the face bitter local
“Before agreeing to a cessation agreement, Eastern Power/Greenfield
South wanted a sign of good faith, recognizing that a permanent
relocation agreement would take months to negotiate,” OPA spokesman
Patricia Phillips wrote in an email.
“Eastern Power identified resolution of a separate d
By: Captain Canuck
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