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  1. Electricity must not be treated like any other commodity.
  2. Any policy decisions must uphold the principle that affordable and reliable electricity is essential to peoples daily lives as well as the economy.
  3. Provincial and municipal governments must place an indefinite moratorium on any further privatization of electrical utilities, and where possible return utilities to public ownership and control.
  4. In light of problems in California and elsewhere, suspend the deregulation process and undertake a thorough, independent investigation of deregulation experiments in North America before making any further decisions.
  5. Municipal, provincial and federal governments should fund the development of alternative, environmentally-friendly forms of power such as solar and wind.