As temperatures begin their descent downwards, Natural Gas rates are on the rise effective October 1st, 2020. Enbridge Gas has received approval from the Ontario Energy Board for changes in the rates customers pay for natural gas. A typical residential customer will see a bill increase of about $7 to
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has announced that they will be implementing the process that will enable customers to opt out of Time-Of-Use (TOU) pricing if they choose. The government stated back in June that it intends to introduce customer choice for consumers on the Regulated Price Plan (RPP) who
This is a reminder that the disconnection ban currently in place for electricity and natural gas customers will expire on Friday, July 31st. If you are behind on your utility bills after this date, your energy provider can begin to take steps to disconnect you from your service unless you
Many vulnerable people across Ontario struggle to pay their energy bills each month. We know that when people can’t afford their energy bills, they usually have difficulty making ends meet for other basic needs like rent and food, too. That’s why the United Way of Bruce Grey has partnered locally
We are pleased to announce the official launch of the AffordAbility Fund in Bruce and Grey Counties. We recognize that many families in our region find it difficult to afford monthly utility costs while at the same time, they need to provide basic needs like food and other essentials for
The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted us all but for those who were already struggling or have lost their job, these are very tough times indeed.In addition to our Utility Assistance Program which provides help for heating and electricity costs for low income households, there are other programs available as well.
The Government of Canada, through Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), worked with United Way Centraide Canada (UWCC), Community Foundations of Canada and the Canadian Red Cross to establish the foundational program design for the Emergency Community Support Fund. Thank you for your interest, the fund is now closed for
The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted us all but for those who were already struggling or have lost their job, these are very tough times indeed. In addition to our Utility Assistance Program which provides help for heating and electricity costs for low income households, there are other programs available as
Behind in your utility bills? We have some important information for you. If you are behind on your heat, electricity or water bills, it is extremely important to deal with the issue or you may be faced with a disconnection by the provider. We offer the following recommendations
Georgian Bluffs, ON – Local manufacturer Caframo has donated 100 Ecofans to the United Way of Bruce Grey’s Utility Assistance Program, with a retail value of over $16,000. The United Way of Bruce Grey provides low income families with Utility Assistance, providing heating for homes using wood, oil, or propane.