Wednesday, December 21, 2016

---Canadian Taxpayers Federation - Fédération canadienne des contribuables 11 hrs · BAM POW KABOOM Brad Wall is Batman in the fight against a carbon tax - that's obvious. But you might be surprised know who's playing the role of Robin and why. Read our Winnipeg Sun column: ow.ly/yD9W307ljS-------------Julie Ali While Brad Wall may be the Superman in the Carbon Tax War he sure is using public dollars poorly in terms of the CCS project he got the citizens to pay for. He is not quite the hero you depict him to be:https://www.saskwind.ca/boundary-ccs/https://www.saskwind.ca/blog.../2016/11/3/audit-boundary-ccs Audit request re Boundary Dam Carbon Capture Scheme In the twenty months since we produced our detailed financial analysis of the Boundary Dam Carbon Capture Scheme (BD3CCS) the Federal Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) produced their own report. It confirmed our conclusion: Carbon Capture at Boundary Dam doubles the price of electricity. In so doing, the PBO report again raised the question of why SaskPower proceeded with a project when it knew, or should have known, that it would needlessly add $1-billion of costs to the bills of electricity consumers province-wide. Despite all this evidence and perhaps because the sole beneficiary of the project is an Alberta-based oil company which was the largest donor to the SaskParty in 2013 and 2014, SaskPower has refused to provide any form of financial accounting to justify the project. This is particularly troubling since Premier Wall recently appealed for $2-billion of federal funds to invest in more Carbon Capture projects (as well as nuclear). We are also concerned that, while public funds continue to be used to subsidise coal, wind energy will be disadvantaged in forthcoming tenders for new generation capacity. Consequently today we wrote to the Provincial Auditor to request a full audit of BD3CCS. Like · Reply · Just now · Edited



BAM POW KABOOM
Brad Wall is Batman in the fight against a carbon tax - that's obvious.
But you might be surprised know who's playing the role of Robin and why.
Read our Winnipeg Sun column: ow.ly/yD9W307ljSv
If the policy fight against a carbon tax were a superhero movie, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall would be Batman — that’s obvious. But it was surprising to see the role of Robin go to Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister. Together, they were the…
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Julie Ali While Brad Wall may be the Superman in the Carbon Tax War he sure is using public dollars poorly in terms of the CCS project he got the citizens to pay for. He is not quite the hero you depict him to be:https://www.saskwind.ca/boundary-ccs/https://www.saskwind.ca/blog.../2016/11/3/audit-boundary-ccs Audit request re Boundary Dam Carbon Capture Scheme
In the twenty months since we produced our detailed financial analysis of the Boundary Dam Carbon Capture Scheme (BD3CCS) the Federal Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) produced their own report. It confirmed our conclusion: Carbon Capture at Boundary Dam doubles the price of electricity. In so doing, the PBO report again raised the question of why SaskPower proceeded with a project when it knew, or should have known, that it would needlessly add $1-billion of costs to the bills of electricity consumers province-wide.

Despite all this evidence and perhaps because the sole beneficiary of the project is an Alberta-based oil company which was the largest donor to the SaskParty in 2013 and 2014, SaskPower has refused to provide any form of financial accounting to justify the project. This is particularly troubling since Premier Wall recently appealed for $2-billion of federal funds to invest in more Carbon Capture projects (as well as nuclear). We are also concerned that, while public funds continue to be used to subsidise coal, wind energy will be disadvantaged in forthcoming tenders for new generation capacity. 

Consequently today we wrote to the Provincial Auditor to request a full audit of BD3CCS.
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Anne King He is still better than trudeau or Notley sometimes you just have to cut your losses and go with what works
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Julie Ali Anne King I doubt that Brad Wall is better than Notley or Trudeau. They are all the same. Use the public purse for the private donors for their parties.
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Randy Heilman You go Brad Wall! Trudeau doesn't get it, how is taxing people to death going to lower our 1.6% world contribution and create jobs. Wall approach address both issues by using technology.
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