Chris Bentley
Chris Bentley is Ontario’s Minister of Energy. He has previously served as Attorney General, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities and Minister of Labour. He is a lawyer who practiced criminal and labour law for almost 25 years, and is an avid runner who regularly participates in charity races and has run three Boston marathons.

Blog Entries by Chris Bentley

Ontario's Giving Up the Dirty-Coal Habit

(26) Comments | Posted January 12, 2013 | 8:44 AM

Very soon, coal will disappear from our energy mix and we're not going to miss it. Ontario is on track to be the first jurisdiction in North America to eliminate dirty coal-fired generation.

On January 10th, we announced that two of the largest coal-fired electricity plants in the province,...

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In Ontario, We're not Just Talking Smart Grid -- We're Building It

(14) Comments | Posted April 2, 2012 | 9:00 AM

Wayne Gretzky has said that great hockey players skate to where the puck is going, not where it has been.

I think the same can be said of energy system planning in Ontario -- and that's a good thing. A decade ago, we were dependent on dirty coal to meet...

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