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Families

Higher electricity rates mean less money for families

Alberta families have been through a lot in the last few years. Taxes and fees have shot up, wages are stuck, and it’s never been harder to find a good job. As families struggle to recover the last thing they need is the possibility of a big jump in electricity prices.

We’ve watched the failed green electricity experiment in Ontario. Now Alberta is trying the same approach. If electricity jumps anywhere close to what it has done in Ontario, it will mean deciding between paying the electricity bill or paying the mortgage. Seniors on a fixed income will have to decide between filling prescriptions and keeping the lights on.

The Alberta government is gambling with your mortgage money. Let’s tell them we can’t take a chance on their risky plan.