Puslinch defers Greenstone request of provincial review of hydro distribution costs


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by Mike Robinson.

Puslinch councillors have deferred a decision on requesting the province equalize hydro costs until it has more information.

The item came up at the Dec. 7 council meeting.

In November the northern Ontario municipality of Greenstone (Geraldton) contended there is inequity between the cost of hydro for rural residents as compared to urban residents due to higher distribution charges.

Greenstone stated this practice targets and negatively affects rural residents, especially those who are already unable to pay for the high cost of hydro…

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