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Mar 1, 2013
Photo: Aidan Wakely-Mulroney/Flickr

A new B.C. government? It's not as easy as it looks

Keith Reynolds
If there is a new government in B.C. on May 15, it will be confronted with issues that make the transition harder than most government changeovers we have seen in the past.
Jun 25, 2012
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Responding to Minister Coleman about BC Hydro

Marc Lee
Well, my paper with John Calvert on BC Hydro certainly touched a nerve with the B.C. government. In a long piece for the Vancouver Sun, Energy and Mines Minister Rich Coleman lashes back.
Oct 24, 2011

Home energy retrofits: Part two

Marc Lee
This summer I put our household through an energy efficiency retrofit. I was working on a paper on energy efficiency, and then the B.C. and federal governments announced funding for retrofit programs.
Oct 13, 2011

Are smart meters worth the cost?

Marc Lee
A notice in my mailbox last week told me that smart meters are going to be installed in my neighbourhood. As an economist, I'm interested in costs and benefits of the program.


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