So, an illustration of how we people mobilize when we choose to.
The NDP’s (Andrea Horvath’s) stated goal of 60,000 signatures to the Petition to stop the sale of 60% of Ontario’s Hydro One to private investors was accomplished in less than 24h (email invitation sent out on Dec 3rd, goal reached on Dec 4th).
This is the email you got after signing the petition in support of keeping Hydro One public:
Thank you for signing the Stop the Sale of Hydro One petition. Please forward this email on to others who may want to sign.
Here’s the full petition:
FYI, some recent history in the press:
- Liberal ON Premier Kathleen Wynne’s plans: June 3 article (Globe & Mail) [a luke-warm 16 comments]
- Financial accountability officer Stephen LeClair issues warning that after initial plunge prices will hike up: October 29 article (National Post) [408 COMMENTS!]
- More on Wynne’s “bone-headed scheme”: October 31 article (TO Star)