Gas Price Regulation

Price regulation sets off the red tape alert at the most basic level - the interference of government, and dare we say politics, in a free market that works. We may not like the result of a free market when prices rise but regulating local retail prices does not change the market forces that will eventually always get their way.

Letters

  • May 27, 2005 - Letter to Premier John Hamm
  • June 29, 2005 - Letter to Hon. Barry Barnett, Minister of Service Nova Scotia & Municipal Relations
  • October 14, 2005 - Letter to Hon. Barry Barnett, Minister of Service Nova Scotia & Municipal Relations
  • April 3, 2006 - Letter to Premier Rodney MacDonald

Op-Ed Columns

  • The Chronicle Herald, April 21, 2006 - Gas Price Regulation a Non-Starter

Press Releases

  • April 7, 2006 - The Chamber of Commerce calls on the Premier to refrain from intervening in the private sector

Other

  • May 26, 2005 - Emerging Issues Newsletter: Gas Regulation
  • October 7, 2005 - Emerging Issues Newsletter: Prices at the Pump Update