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Media Releases

Toronto has 40th smog day of 2005

August 10, 2005

Toronto has 40th Smog Day: Group Releases list of Why We're so Smoggy
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Electricity Price Hikes Will Hit Poor Hardest

March 11, 2005

TORONTO- Today, the Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN) called on the provincial government to introduce province-wide energy conservation and bill assistance programs for low-income households in response to the announcement of higher prices for electricity.

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Growing number of households caught in Ontario energy crisis

January 20, 2005

As electricity rates increase, a growing number of the hundreds of thousands of low-income households in Ontario are at risk of losing their homes this winter. The Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN) has designed an energy conservation program to protect low-income consumers from unaffordable energy bills this heating season.

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Leaked Report Promotes Burning Tires as Industrial Fuel in Ontario

Leaked Report Promotes Burning Tires as Industrial Fuel in Ontario
Burning tires emits smog-causing chemicals to the air

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Consumer Protection and Energy Efficiency Strategies Released

April 15, 2004

TORONTO - The Toronto Environmental Alliance and the Canadian Environmental Law Association released a report today with key recommendations on a strategy for low income energy and assistance, including consumer protection policies, an energy rebate program and a comprehensive set of energy efficiency programs.

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