“Toronto Hydro, just like Hydro One, provides real value to the public. It meets an important need, and the profits that it generates help to pay for the public services we all rely on." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“This is one of those terrible policies that just hits the wrong note with people. The more they know about it, the less they like it.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
Today, electricity prices in Nova Scotia are higher than in any other province.
With local hydro privatization, in exchange for a one-time revenue boost, people will be stuck paying higher electricity prices. In both cases, average families will pay more so corporations can make higher profits.