Series 23 - Solandt Commission

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UTA 1791-23

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Solandt Commission

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  • 1972-1977 (Creation)

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0.33 m of textual records and publications

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(1909-1993)

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The controversy caused by the proposed construction of major power lines through populated southern Ontario resulted in Omond Solandt being appointed in 1972 to head a commission of public inquiry into the transmission of power from Nanticoke to Pickering. The following year the inquiry was extended to include an examination of the proposed route between Lennox and Oshawa. Dr. Solandt held public hearings in the affected municipalities between May, 1974 and January, 1975.

Present are correspondence, press coverage, drafts of papers, and reports relating to the inquiry and to the Ontario Royal Commission on Electric Power.

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For a detailed listing of this series, see Appendix 23 in Finding Aid Inventory.

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