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The partially built structure of a gas-fired power plant that was to be constructed in Mississauga, Ont., photographed Feb. 21 2013.
The partially built structure of a gas-fired power plant that was to be constructed in Mississauga, Ont., photographed Feb. 21 2013.
(Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)

Why the gas-plant cancellations hurt the Liberals in rural Ontario

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Step a couple of blocks away from Queen’s Park, and all the sound and fury about the cancellation of a couple of gas-fired power plants can seem a bit removed from the real world.