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The annual report to the government and the people of Ontario - "Ontario, a new era in electricity conservation." The creation of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA), the Conservation Bureau, and the role of Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer in 2004. The impact of all the new regulatory, planning, and conservation infrastructure. Ontario beginning to conserve. Some details and figures. A long way to go. An analogy between hockey and electricity. Some facts and figures from the report. The Electricity Conservation and Supply Task Force set up in 2003 and its report. Ontario's long-term plan for electricity. Developing a culture of conservation. The impact of conservation on the economy as a whole, with figures. Details of the conservation Bureau's plan to meet the 6,300-megawatt challenge. Recent findings by Canada's independent advocate for energy efficiency. Various successful programs. Barriers to conservation remaining. 17 recommendations to eliminate these barriers. What we can do.