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THINKING OUT LOUD WITH SHELDON MacLEOD: Energy Poverty in Nova Scotia and the Calls to Action

By on February 14, 2022 0

There is renewed interest in talking about affordability with Nova Scotia Power’s proposed rate increase of 10% over the next three years.

The Affordable Energy Coalition offers three solutions to help low-income households pay their monthly bills. Brian Gifford is the president of the group and he submitted this plan so SaltWire readers can see what the group is up to. We discuss this plan and the inherent conflict when the company that makes millions of dollars selling electricity is also involved in efforts to help people use less electricity.

Sheldon MacLeod has been a broadcast professional for almost 30 years. Eyewitness to the transition from 45s and tapes to CDs, MP3s, computers, websites, blogs and the global web. And across all of technology, one thing remains constant: the satisfaction of sharing compelling stories with other humans. The responsibility to know better is to do better. Sheldon is based in Halifax, NS. Contact Sheldon at [email protected].

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