Ontario has the fastest-growing electricity costs in Canada and among the highest rates in North America.
Coal-fired generators have raised their prices by 1.9 cents per kilowatt hour.
Skyrocketing electricity costs led to 75,000 job losses in Ontario’s manufacturing sector from 2008 to 2015.
Between 2010 and 2016, electricity costs paid by large industrial consumers rose 53 per cent in Ottawa and 46 per cent in Toronto.
From 2008 to 2016, residential electricity prices in Ontario rose by 71 per cent.
If you make something cheaper for people, they will likely use more of it.
From 2008 to 2016, electricity prices in Ontario increased by 71 per cent.
Ontario has the highest electricity costs among provinces and some of the highest costs in North America.