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Premier Kathleen Wynne to drop hydro rates 17% Business,News,Politics

Ontario’s will be seeing relief from high hydro bills following a decade of steadily increasing rates and the Liberals’ steady decline in approval ratings.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced a new plan Thursday morning that will reduce hydro rates by about 17% on the average bill.

That’s on top of the 8% reduction announced at the beginning of the year, making rates drop by a total of 25% on average.

Wynne said the rate relief strategy—which will kick in this summer—is built to last.

Ontario, Quebec sign 7-year deal to cut electricity costs News,Politics

By: David Tuchman Quebec and Ontario were set to sign a new seven-year electricity a deal Friday, when both governments met a joint cabinet meeting in Toronto. The agreement comes after months of negotiations behind closed doors between Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard. The electric deal is one of many issues that

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Condos push farmers’ market out of Queen East neighbourhood Business,Food,News

By Sveta Soloveva James Forsythe has to close his farmer’s market near 897 Queen St. E by the end of this week. He got a notification that the space is pending for a condo development in May. Forsythe has been unable to find a new spot so far.  Forsythe’s regular customers tried unsuccessfully to find

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