Friday, June 26, 2009

On unbalanced partnerships

Let's give Bruce Power and its vice-president Dwight Millet some credit for honesty in their acknowledgment that they're only interested in putting any effort into a nuclear reactor if they can tie the hands of Saskatchewan's government for decades to come. But if the corporation which is trying to profit from a nuclear plant needs "stability" (defined as a stream of billions of dollars of public money) to guarantee that their investment provides better returns over the longer term than they could get anywhere else, doesn't that beg the question of what's in it for the public?

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