Fair Electricity Pricing

Fair Electricity Pricing

Today we need YOU to write your MPP to prevent the elimination of the Seasonal Rate Class.  

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is trying to DOUBLE our electricity rates by eliminating the Seasonal Rate Class. This means an additional $54 a month in fees for nearly 80,000 seasonal Hydro One customers and waterfront property owners like you.

Since June 2018, the cost of electricity for average households had already risen nearly 2%, and effective November 1st they went up another 2%. But that's nothing compared to the hike of over 100% that 80,000 families will face when ...

Today we need YOU to write your MPP to prevent the elimination of the Seasonal Rate Class.  

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is trying to DOUBLE our electricity rates by eliminating the Seasonal Rate Class. This means an additional $54 a month in fees for nearly 80,000 seasonal Hydro One customers and waterfront property owners like you.

Since June 2018, the cost of electricity for average households had already risen nearly 2%, and effective November 1st they went up another 2%. But that's nothing compared to the hike of over 100% that 80,000 families will face when the Seasonal Rate Class is eliminated!

On October 1, 2020, the Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines committed that people could expect "cost certainty" from the energy sector. With your help, we will be urging Minister Rickford and Premier Ford to fulfill this pledge, and prevent the doubling of our electricity bills.

Please add your voice to this effort!

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Need more information before sending your letter? FOCA posts background on this topic, here: https://foca.on.ca/electricity-pricing/

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FOCA is the Federation of Ontario Cottagers' Associations, a not-for-profit membership organization that represents over 500 lake associations, and the 250,000 waterfront property owners across the province. Since 1963, FOCA has been the voice of the waterfront. Find out more about our work here: https://foca.on.ca/about/our-work/

 

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Add your voice now! Tell your MPP you can't afford the doubling of your monthly electricity bill from Hydro One.

Be sure to enter the postal code for your SEASONAL RESIDENCE, to ensure your message is sent to the appropriate MPP. (If you have an island residence with no postal code, you might try the address of the nearest business, to bring up the appropriate MPP.)

 

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