FortisBC FortisBC is a regulated utility focused on providing safe and reliable energy, including natural gas, electricity and propane. FortisBC employs more than 2,200 British Columbians and serves approximately 1.1 million customers in 135 B.C. communities. FortisBC owns and operates two liquefied natural gas storage facilities and four regulated hydroelectric generating plants, approximately 7,200 kilometres of transmission and distribution power lines, and approximately 48,200 kilometres of natural gas transmission and distribution pipelines. FortisBC Inc. and FortisBC Energy Inc. do business as FortisBC. FortisBC is indirectly, wholly owned by Fortis Inc., a leader in the North American electric and gas utility business. Fortis Inc. shares are listed on the TSX and NYSE and trade under the symbol FTS. Additional information can be accessed at fortisinc.com or sedar.com.

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Sep 17, 2019, 12:00 ET FortisBC maintains low natural gas rates for the remainder of the year

SURREY, B.C., Sept. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - FortisBC has received regulatory approval from the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) to maintain the cost of natural gas and propane rates for all...


Jul 16, 2019, 13:00 ET FortisBC secures first export contract for Tilbury LNG facility

Completion of expansion project allows increased supply of Canadian liquefied natural gas to China VANCOUVER, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - FortisBC announced today that it has entered into its first term...


Jun 18, 2019, 12:48 ET FortisBC maintains low costs for natural gas and propane customers

SURREY, BC, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - FortisBC has received regulatory approval from the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) to maintain the cost of natural gas for the majority of natural gas...


May 30, 2019, 12:36 ET Safe digging practices recognized by FortisBC

Excavation awards presented to companies with excellence in safe digging SURREY, BC, May 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, at the Canadian Common Ground Alliance (CCGA)'s Annual General Meeting, three...


Apr 24, 2019, 16:10 ET TransLink introduces Renewable Natural Gas to its bus fleet

FortisBC partners with TransLink to move its natural gas fleet to 100 per cent RNG by 2024 SURREY, BC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - TransLink and FortisBC today announced a partnership that will source...


Apr 23, 2019, 17:00 ET Renewable Natural Gas now part of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard

SURREY, BC, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - At a carbon intensity level equal to or even less than electric vehicle power, FortisBC's Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) has been approved by the Ministry of Energy,...


Apr 18, 2019, 18:21 ET New Renewable Natural Gas project proposed for Prince George

Landfill project would be a first for Northern B.C. SURREY, BC, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George (RDFFG) announced approval in principle for an agreement...


Mar 28, 2019, 17:00 ET FortisBC customers to receive more support for energy-efficiency initiatives

FortisBC doubling down on conservation programs and tripling incentive spending over four years SURREY, BC, March 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) recently approved FortisBC's...


Mar 18, 2019, 15:00 ET FortisBC maintains cost of gas rate for customers

SURREY, BC, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - FortisBC has received approval from the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) to maintain the cost of gas at current levels for its natural gas customers. As ...


Jan 15, 2019, 14:00 ET Construction starting soon on FortisBC Gas Line Upgrades

SURREY, BC, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Work resumes upgrading FortisBC's natural gas line in February – with construction coming to east Burnaby and Coquitlam. FortisBC is upgrading 20 kilometres of gas...


Dec 07, 2018, 19:13 ET January rates announced for FortisBC natural gas customers

SURREY, BC, Dec. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - FortisBC has received regulatory approval from the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) on its interim rates for natural gas customers to take effect January...


Nov 22, 2018, 14:00 ET FortisBC gas supply outlook improves

Conservation still needed to avoid potential service interruptions SURREY, BC, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - With our proactive measures to strengthen natural gas supply, continued warmer than average...


Nov 14, 2018, 14:00 ET Colder temperatures means greater conservation needed

Increasing demand for natural gas causes concern SURREY, BC, Nov. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - After the October 9 Enbridge transmission pipeline rupture, FortisBC called for all customers to reduce their...


Nov 02, 2018, 16:17 ET Natural gas supply still limited despite completed Enbridge pipeline repair

SURREY, BC, Nov. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - On October 31, Enbridge reported that it had completed repairs on its 36-inch natural gas transmission pipeline that had ruptured on October 9 near Prince George and...


Nov 01, 2018, 12:00 ET FortisBC awards companies for safe digging excellence

The third annual FortisBC Excavation Safety Awards recognizes safe digging SURREY, BC, Nov. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the recipients of the third annual FortisBC Excavation Safety Awards are being...


Oct 22, 2018, 17:18 ET Natural gas conservation needed throughout the winter

SURREY, BC, Oct. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Due to transmission constraints, FortisBC is reaching out to customers to let them know that our regional natural gas supply, including the province, will be limited ...


Oct 10, 2018, 21:26 ET FortisBC advises of potential loss of gas supply

SURREY, BC, Oct. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Westcoast Energy Inc. issued a notice that a pipeline has experienced an interruption in service due to a rupture on the T South...


Oct 04, 2018, 12:00 ET Billing relief offered to FortisBC customers

A bill credit is available for customers who were evacuated during floods and wildfires SURREY, BC, Oct. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Customers who were forced from their homes by flood or fire will not be...


Sep 17, 2018, 12:00 ET FortisBC natural gas rates to remain low for the rest of the year

Natural gas customers have not seen a rate increase in two years SURREY, BC, Sept. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - FortisBC has received approval from the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) to maintain...


Sep 10, 2018, 22:00 ET FortisBC announces winners of $15,000 Community Giving Awards at UBCM

Three non-profit community organizations from Nelson, Sechelt and Delta will benefit from funding WHISTLER, BC, Sept. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - FortisBC announced the winners of three $15,000 Community Giving ...


Jun 18, 2018, 13:00 ET Natural gas rates stay steady for FortisBC customers this summer

Low natural gas prices benefit over one million customers SURREY, BC, June 18, 2018 /CNW/ - FortisBC has received approval from the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) to maintain the cost...


Apr 17, 2018, 12:00 ET Number of natural gas line hits rising

British Columbia averages more than three natural gas line hits per day SURREY, BC, April 17, 2018 /CNW/ - FortisBC is committed to helping British Columbians work safely around natural gas lines and ...


Apr 05, 2018, 14:05 ET Construction of FortisBC Gas Line Upgrade set to start in spring 2018

VANCOUVER, April 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Residents, businesses and commuters should prepare for traffic congestion in the coming months as FortisBC begins gas line construction this spring. The 20-kilometre...


Mar 20, 2018, 13:00 ET FortisBC cost of natural gas maintained and propane rates decreasing

Natural gas prices in British Columbia continue to remain low SURREY, BC, March 20, 2018 /CNW/ - FortisBC has received approval from the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) to keep the cost...


Mar 15, 2018, 11:00 ET First-ever micro carbon capture unit installed in B.C. as part of FortisBC's pilot program

New carbon capture technology reduces emissions and saves energy SURREY, BC, March 15, 2018 /CNW/ - FortisBC invests in innovative technologies that assist businesses in making sustainable choices...