Ontario FAO misleads on electricity costs

Peter Harrison, the Chief Financial Analyst at the Financial Accountability Office Of Ontario (FAO), wrote a commentary on Home Energy Costs in Ontario.

Hours later, the Toronto Star blissfully titled its requisite sorta reporting on a sorta positive for the ruling Liberal party with, “Ontario hydro cheaper…”


The headline is false – and I should, and will, explain why. However, the bigger questions for me are; does the commentary fit with the intended role of the financial accountability officer and, if it does not, was this work intended to mislead people in exactly the way the poor Torstar headline writer indicates?

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