Ontario has the fastest-growing electricity costs in Canada and among the highest rates in North America.
The province's electricity prices increased 71 per cent from 2008 to 2016.
Between 2008 and 2017, the GA charge grew from less than one cent per kilowatt-hour to about 10 cents.
Ontario once benefitted from some of the lowest power prices on the continent—not now.
In 2016, Toronto residents paid $60 more per month than the average Canadian for electricity.
Employment growth has been lopsided, with the GTA and adjacent areas reaping most of the benefits.
In 2016 Toronto residents paid $60 more per month than the average Canadian for electricity.