Manage your utility use.
On November 1, both the schedule and rates for Time-of-use electricity pricing are set to change. In addition to the schedule changes that occur each May and November, the Ontario Energy Board is adjusting electricity prices.
The Ontario Energy Board is checking with Ontarians on whether people signing retail energy contracts need stronger consumer protection.
Homeowners: get up to $3,000 to install sump pumps and backwater sanitary valves, disconnect foundation drains and take other eligible measures. Utilities Kingston still has financial assistance available through the 2014 Preventative Plumbing Program. Customers are encouraged to act today, in time to implement plumbing measures before the end of the calendar year.
Warning: beware of callers using a 1-800 phone number and demanding immediate payment for utilities. A telephone scam is now being reported by several Ontario utilities.