Doug Ford 'proud' of decision to tear up hundreds of green energy contracts - 2019-11-21

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F0.png Doug Ford 'proud' of decision to tear up hundreds of green energy contracts November 21, 2019, Shawn Jeffords, Canadian Press, Global News

TORONTO – Premier Doug Ford said Thursday he is "proud" of his decision to tear up hundreds of renewable energy deals, a move that his government acknowledges could cost taxpayers more than $230 million.

Ford dismissed criticism that his Progressive Conservatives are wasting public money, telling a news conference that the cancellation of 750 contracts signed by the previous Liberal government will save cash.

"I'm so proud of that," Ford said of his decision. "I'm proud that we actually saved the taxpayers $790 million when we cancelled those terrible, terrible, terrible wind turbines that really for the last 15 years have destroyed our energy file."

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{{cite news | first = Shawn | last = Jeffords | title = Doug Ford 'proud' of decision to tear up hundreds of green energy contracts | url = https://globalnews.ca/news/6199860/doug-ford-proud-cancelling-hundreds-green-energy-contracts/ | work = Canadian Press | publisher = Global News | date = November 21, 2019 | accessdate = November 22, 2019 }}