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Tackling Energy Poverty

For many Canadian households, limited and insufficient incomes can make meeting basic costs for food, clothing, and utilities very challenging. In Canada, heat is essential for a safe and healthy [...] Read more

Manitoba Hydro’s 2017/18 & 2018/19 General Rate Application

Evidence prepared by William Harper, Econalysis Consulting Services Mr. Harper provides a review of several aspects of Manitoba Hydro's General Rate Application, which is unique in a number of ways: [...] Read more

The Effect of the Proposed Hydro Rate Increase on the Manitoba Economy

Co-authored by Dr. Wayne Simpson and Dr. Janice Compton On May 5, 2017, Manitoba Hydro applied for a 7.9 % rate increase effective August 1, 2017/18 as well as a 7.9 % rate increase effective April 1, [...] Read more

2,300 Voices: Manitobans speak up about their Manitoba Hydro

The vast majority — 95.8 % — of Manitobans who took the time to write to the Public Utilities Board in fall 2017 have clearly said they do not support rate hikes of 7.9% as proposed by Manitoba Hydro. [...] Read more

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