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The Public Utilities Board Hearing of Manitoba Hydro’s Proposed Electricity Rate Increases

Press Release

The Manitoba Public Utilities Board (PUB) will hold a Public Hearing into Manitoba Hydro’s proposed electricity rate increases.

Hearing starts: December 4, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. (Please check the PUB’s website for the

hearing schedule at

Hearing Location: 400 – 330 Portage Avenue (PUB office location)

The hearing will be live-streamed from the following link:

The public can watch the live streaming of the hearing in Ambassador Room B at the Radisson Hotel – 288 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg from December 4 – 7, 2017. This service may extended depending on demand.

Manitoba Hydro has applied to the PUB for a 7.9 per cent increase to hydro rates effective August 1, 2017 and another 7.9 per cent increase effective April 1, 2018. The PUB approved a 3.36% interim rate increase in Manitoba Hydro’s rates effective August 1, 2017.

The PUB will review the interim rate increase, and the requested 7.9 per cent increase proposed for April 1, 2018 at the Public Hearing.

How do I share my views?

You can share your views by making a presentation to the PUB.

If you wish to make an oral presentation to the PUB at the Public Hearing, please register with the PUB by writing to the PUB office at the address listed below, or by sending an email to [email protected] Presentations are limited to a maximum of ten minutes. The deadline to apply as a presenter is December 8, 2017.

For more information, please visit the PUB’s website at

The Public Utilities Board 400 – 330 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3C 0C4 Telephone: (204) 945-2638 Facsimile: (204) 945-2643 Toll Free: 1-866-854-3698

Email: [email protected]


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