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High Ontario Electricity Rates Concern Car Makers

The Globe and Mail recently quoted a study done by Associate Professor in Economics Greig Mordue (ArcelorMittal Dofasco Chair in Advanced Manufacturing Policy) and Kelly White of the Automotive Policy Research Centre on the impact of Ontario's electricity pricing and policies on the auto industry.

Feb 13, 2017

The soaring price of electricity in Ontario is top of mind for the province’s auto makers, but it should not yet be considered a competitive disadvantage when the province is bidding for new investment by car companies, a new study concludes.

Electricity rates are higher in Ontario than they are in the 10 largest auto-producing U.S. states, a study by the Automotive Policy Research Centre at McMaster University in Hamilton, says.

Read the full article on The Globe and Mail website.