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The people's power; the history of Ontario Hydro.

Author: Merrill Denison
Publisher: [Toronto] McClelland & Stewart [1960]
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Denison, Merrill, 1893-1975.
People's power.
[Toronto] McClelland & Stewart [1960]
(OCoLC)577737212
Online version:
Denison, Merrill, 1893-1975.
People's power.
[Toronto] McClelland & Stewart [1960]
(OCoLC)632171400
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merrill Denison
OCLC Number: 2353458
Description: 295 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: The seed bed --
Tools of progress --
Ontario claimes its share --
Why not public ownership? --
The issue joined --
Hydro is born --
The decisive years --
Hydro's first contracts --
The bankers view with alarm --
Lights on --
Toward maturity --
The conflict widens --
More power to win the war --
The largest hydro-electric plant in the world --
The radials dispute --
The end of an era --
Hydro's master builder --
Hydro's foes under fire --
A search for power --
Expansion and consolidation --
The Depression years --
Between two fires --
Repudiation and retrenchment --
Hydro mobilizes its kilowatts --
The post-war scramble for power --
International agreement --
Golden jubilee --
The seaway at last --
Hydro is still young. Appendix: Chairmen, commissioners and vice-chairment, secretaries and chief executives (June 1906-Jan. 1960) --
Names of chairs from fourteen municipal commissions which entered into contracts with Ontario Hydro in May 1908 --
Statistical summary (1919, 1939, 1959).

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