June 27, 2017 8:04 pm

Natural gas rates in Ontario set to rise on July 1 for most customers

The Ontario Energy Board approved rate increases that will affect most natural gas customers.

Richard Buchan / File / The Canadian Press

TORONTO – Natural gas rates are going up July 1 for most customers in Ontario.

The Ontario Energy Board approved new rates for Enbridge, Natural Resource Gas Ltd. and Union Gas.

The typical residential customer of Enbridge will see their bills rise by about $36 per year.

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The average Natural Resource Gas customer will pay about $25 more per year.

Average Union Gas customers in the South and North East regions will pay about $40 more a year.

Meanwhile, the typical Union Gas customer in the North West region will see their bill decrease slightly, by about $1.71 per year.

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