In baseball it’s 3 strikes and you’re out. The same should be for our Liberal government. They are now destroying even the Green Jobs that they have been touting that they will create!According to a Nov. 9 article by John Spears of the Toronto Star new solar projects have ground to a halt while the Province once again reviews the prices that will be paid for new installations. The little momentum that had been created in this industry is now all gone, along with many projected jobs.
According to Gord Siple of Sourcetec Energy in Mississauga “It puts the entire industry in limbo” and “Our sales have stopped. Zero”. As sales manager with no sales Mr. Siple is looking for work, and several employees have also been laid off. In a similar statement from Todd Wootton, sales manager for Renewable Watts Canada, he agrees and further states “The government pretty well told us: We want you to put everyone on pogey for the next two months.”
To stop the industry while this review is done is plain crazy. This should have been completed months ago so that there would be a seamless transition to the new rates. Companies can’t just sit idly by while the government scratches their heads. These heads should not be scratched, they should roll!
This Liberal government really has no clue about how businesses operate and this is just one current example. Green Jobs just got dumped into the Green Bin.