Covid-19 Resources

List of Covid-19 resources compiled by your OPSEU Local 245

Frequently Asked Questions: Income support for Canadians during COVID-19

Comparison Document: Federal Benefits During COVID-19

Prepared by OPSEU Research Unit – All information is current as of March 31, 2020

Ontario Providing Electricity Relief to Families, Small Businesses and Farms During COVID-19

For a 45-day period, the government is working to suspend time-of-use electricity rates, holding electricity prices to the off-peak rate of 10.1 cents-per-kilowatt-hour. This reduced price will be available 24 hours per day, seven days a week to all time-of-use customers, who make up the majority of electricity consumers in the province. By switching to a fixed off-peak rate, time-of-use customers will see rate reductions of over 50 per cent compared to on-peak rates.

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