MEDIA ADVISORY - Ontario Energy Board Coming to KAPUSKASING and COCHRANE to Hear From Consumers

TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is bringing the rate decision-making process to Kapuskasing and Cochrane. The province's energy regulator has received a rate application from Northern Ontario Wires Inc. to increase the distribution rate it charges by $5.62 each month for a typical residential customer beginning on May 1, 2017. The OEB is holding community meetings to help consumers:

  • Learn more about Northern Ontario Wires Inc.'s costs and rate application;

  • Find out how they can get involved in the OEB's distribution rate-setting process; and

  • Provide their comments to the OEB about Northern Ontario Wires Inc.'s application.



Wednesday, November 2, 2016

1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (Doors open at 12:30 p.m.)

Kapuskasing Civic Centre

Council Chambers

88 Riverside Drive


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)

Tim Horton Events Centre

Community Hall

7 Tim Horton Drive


Media are welcome to attend. 

Consumers are invited to make a five-minute presentation at the meeting by first contacting the OEB at or by calling 1-877-632-2727 and quoting file number EB-2016-0096.

For more information about how to get involved in the OEB's rate decision-making processes, please visit:

About the OEB

The Ontario Energy Board is an independent and impartial public regulatory agency. We make decisions that serve the public interest. Our goal is to promote a sustainable and efficient energy sector that provides consumers with reliable energy services at a reasonable cost.

SOURCE Ontario Energy Board

For further information: Media Inquiries: 416-544-5171; Public Inquiries: 416-314-2455, 1-877-632-2727


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