High electricity prices were responsible for roughly 75,000 job losses in the province’s manufacturing sector.
If you make something cheaper for people, they will likely use more of it.
Ontario has the highest electricity costs among provinces and some of the highest costs in North America.
From 2008 to 2016, electricity prices in Ontario rose by 71 per cent.
After years of governments mismanaging energy markets in Ontario, residents there now pay some of the highest electricity bills in Canada.
Ontario's electricity prices are the fastest growing nationwide.
In 2013, 30 per cent of households earning $27,000 or less had to devote 10 per cent or more of their expenditures to energy.
Five out of seven Canadian regions had higher percentages of energy poverty in 2013 than in 2010.