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Hydro One is the supplier of electricity in the Township. Visit Hydro One for more information.

Cost of Electricity Support Resolution

At the regular meeting of Council held on April 4, 2017 North Kawartha Council passed the following motion in support of Cavan Monaghan's Notice of Motion regarding the high cost of electricty in Ontario.

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Moved by - Councillor O'Shea
Seconded by - Councillor Amyotte

That Council receives the request from Cavan Monaghan and directs staff to post a link on the municipal website to recent electricity bill(s) that contains a complete breakdown of all the various charges such as those with a service type general service demand and to display the bill(s) for the month of April.

Township of North Kawartha Hydro Bill -  North Kawartha Community Centre
Township of North Kawartha Hydro Bill - Municipal Office

Ontario Electricity Support Program

Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) offers an electricity credit to eligible low-income households. Factors in determining eligibility include:

  • How many people live in your household
  • Combined household income
  • If your home is electrically heated
  • If you rely on medical devices requiring a lot of electricity

For more information, see the brochure or contact OESP or call 1-855-831-8151 (toll free in Ontario) or 1-800-855-1155 (TTY to TTY).  You may also pick up an application package at the Municipal Office, 280 Burleigh Street, Apsley.

There are no natural gas lines located in the Township. Heating of homes is done with electricity, propane, furnace oil or wood stoves or a combination. Please see our Community Directory for further information about private providers.

There are no municipal water or sewage services in the Township. Private wells and septic systems are the responsibility of the property owner. Septic system permits are issued by the Township.

There are internet services in the form of dial-up, DSL, satellite and Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) available in most parts of the Township. Internet services are available from various private providers.

Wi-Fi is available for free at our public libraries and the North Kawartha Community Centre (NKCC).