Category Archives: Natural Gas Utility Regulation and Commodity Deregulation

Power: It’s open market on May 1

(December 19, 2001) ‘Nothing will go wrong,’ Harris vows as new firms allowed in. Opening Ontario’s electricity market to competition will not mean blackouts or price spikes, Premier Mike Harris vowed yesterday. Continue reading

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Some homeowners stuck with high rates, as natural gas prices fall

(November 19, 2001) Toronto – The price of natural gas is falling but some consumers have found themselves in a bind: they’re still paying sky-high prices. Continue reading

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Ontario group demystifies electricity deregulation on Web site

(November 19, 2001) Toronto – An Ontario group has come up with a Web site to help consumers consider the choices when the electricity market is deregulated next spring. Continue reading

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OEB’s use of the term ‘deregulation’

(October 24, 2001) The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) used the term “deregulation” in reference to electricity reform, for instance, on the FAQ portion of its web site. But there are many reasons why in its specific denotation, the term is inaccurate. Continue reading

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Never going to see any gas – rural residents

(October 15, 2001) Fredericton – Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline is running into resistance from rural New Brunswickers who are fed up at being asked to endure gas pains without getting any gas. Continue reading

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Natural gas price drops 11% in July

(July 10, 2001) The retail price of natural gas has dropped 11 per cent this month, and is likely to drop another 20 per cent or more early this fall, says Enbridge Consumer Gas. Continue reading

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Guiding and Controlling Ontario’s Future Water and Wastewater Services:

(June 25, 2001) Guiding and Controlling Ontario’s Future Water and Wastewater Services: User Pay and Full Cost Pricing, Independent Economic Regulation, and Strengthened Environmental Law Enforcement Continue reading

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