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Tomorrow's Gas Price Today Poll

With fuel prices going up up,should Ottawa drop the GST on the rising price of heating fuels like oil, natural gas and propane ?

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Natural Gas Prices Won’t Fall As Promised

March 30, 2014 …… AND PROOF WE AREN’T MAKING THIS STUFF UP APRIL 20TH …. DONT GET FOOLED AGAIN WE take no delight in saying “told you so”, but frankly our warnings about spiking propane prices giving way to a mirror increase in natural gas were trivialized by energy insiders back in December as “alarmist”. [...]

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Propane Shortage and Price Spike Caused By Ottawa

OTTAWA’S PROPANE PRICE INCREASE EXPLAINED AND EXCUSED  BY THE SAME FOLKS WHO HELPED CAUSE IT We note today’s (March 11) NEB hand wringing over what caused you to pay more for propane and other heating fuels. A quick read of our sliders below was written almost 2 months ago and the NEB is just repeating [...]

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Toronto Star: Fuel hikes to $1.40/litre for gas unlikely says Dan McTeague

There’s no need to sweat over recent gas price hike predictions just yet. Local news reports late last week claiming it’ll cost $1.40 a litre to fill ’er up on regular in Toronto by the end of March are full of hot air, if you ask the experts. “Once again, it’s a case of not letting [...]

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Placing All Our Eggs In One Basket (Note article supporting TGPT’s take 3 weeks after we wrote)

As followers of this site you share in the concern about higher costs for fuel and heating this year. While some would wish away these dramatic impacts on your bottom line as merely the result of a harsh winter or just globalization, we take a very sobering account of what’s eroding affordability for Canadians.  The [...]

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More Sloppy Journalism led by the Misinformed Quebec CAA

We cant help but shake our heads at some media tripping over each other to follow the misinformation about retail margins in Montreal, which tend to be the most competitive in Canada. However with retail margins often less than 4 cents a litre, and after taking into account the fees the retailer must pay of [...]

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HOW YOUR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HELPED DOUBLE YOUR HEATING BILL

PROPANE SHORTAGE AND HIGHER HEATING COSTS: HOW OTTAWA DROPPED THE BALL (and some media friendly types would prefer you not know about how Ottawa bent the rules for Big Oil) Over the last several weeks after TGPT raised alarms over a looming and costly propane shortage in Canada, – a shortage which is now translating [...]

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Can’t Afford You heating Bills ? Don’t Worry – Harper’s Got Your Back

Harper Sees Keystone Approval, With or Without Obama By Theophilos Argitis  Feb 10, 2014 10:38 AM ET Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper said, “It is, in my judgment, a necessary and… Read More Feb. 10 (Bloomberg) — As far asStephen Harper is concerned, history and economics carry far more weight in Canada-U.S. relations than whoever happens to occupy [...]

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TGPT’s Recommendations for The Propane Shortage

TGPT’s SOLUTION – (1)  OTTAWA MUST CONSIDER EXPORT CONTROLS/CURBS OF PROPANE TO NATIONS WHICH CANADA DOES NOT HAVE FREE TRADE ARRANGEMENTS WITH. (2)  TEMPORARILY EASING THE TERMS OF CREDIT TO CANADIAN PRPANE DEALERS WHOSE CREDIT TERMS  WITH BANKS WILL BE EXCEEDED BEYOND THEIR EXISTING CREDIT FACILITIES DUE TO THE RECORD PRICE SPIKE (3) THE FEDERAL [...]

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A Propane Shortage Fiasco Compliments Of The Federal Government

PROPANE SHORTAGE WAS PREDICTABLE (Jan 22, 2014) AND THIS JUST IN (Jan 30 2:45 pm) …… Apparently the Federal Minister for Natural Resources … the same guy who forgot to tell Canadians they wouldn’t have enough energy to make it through this winter stated in the House of Commons that “Ontario can regulate propane prices ” and that [...]

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Propane Shortage and Higher Heating Costs: How Ottawa Dropped The Ball

PROPANE SHORTAGE : HOW OTTAWA DROPPED THE BALL Over the last several weeks after TGPT raised alarms over a looming propane shortage in Canada which is now translating into higher prices for all heating fuels, Canadians have been witness to a Federal Government in full denial about its responsibilities to avert such outcomes. To be clear, [...]

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