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Michael Janigan named a full-time member of the Ontario Energy Board

Monday, May 1st, 2017
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) is very pleased to announce that Michael Janigan, former Executive Director and General Counsel of PIAC and most recently, Special Counsel, Regulatory and Consumer Affairs for PIAC, has been named as a full-time member of the Ontario Energy Board, effective April 26, 2017, for a fixed term of two years.

Ontario Natural Gas Customers to Pay $100 Million More Annually to Texas-based Owner of Union Gas

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008
Ontario Cabinet Rejects Appeal of Consumer Groups

Media Release: Union Gas Gobbles Up Ontario Storage Competitors

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007
Recent announcements by Texas-based multinational corporation, Spectra Energy Inc., owner of Union Gas Limited, reveal that it intends to gobble up what little competition it currently faces from Ontario storage providers.

Media Release: Ontario Gas Customers Slam Billion Dollar Giveaway to Texas–Based Energy Corporation

Monday, August 13th, 2007
Another billion dollar boondoggle?

Media Release: Consumer Groups appeal Ontario Energy Board¹s Billion Dollar Giveaway

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007
Consumer Groups appeal Ontario Energy Board¹s Billion Dollar Giveaway

New Increased Ontario Electricity Rates – A Symptom not a Solution

Wednesday, April 12th, 2006
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) today released the results of the regulatory review of the rates to be charged by 60 of Ontario’s 90+ electricity local distribution utilities for the delivery portion of the bill, as well as the rates associated with charges for commodity (Regulated Price Plan (RPP)) that will be passed on in the customer electricity bill.

Ontario Electricity Restructuring

Monday, November 11th, 2002
Ontario Electricity Restructuring- A Funny Thing happened On the Way to Utopia.
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