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Fighting the blight: Neglected downtown looking for help from city hall

The blight in downtown Windsor — and the struggle to fight it — can be illustrated by a lone orange traffic cone that replaced a streetlight pole smashed in an Enwin truck accident nine months ago. 1,232 more words

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Ontario's hydro rate increases double national average, report says

Ontario’s hydro rates have skyrocketed more than double the national average over the past decade, according to a report released on Thursday.

“Ontario’s electricity prices have risen by 71 per cent from 2008 to 2016, far outpacing electricity price growth in other provinces, income and inflation,” said the report by the Fraser Institute. 807 more words

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Enwin shelves application for a rate hike

It will be 2019 or later before Enwin Utilities will raise the rate for its portion of an electric bill, says CEO Helga Reidel.

One year ago, Reidel announced that the Windsor electric utility would be seeking its first rate hike since 2009 to pay for rising costs to maintain the system. 233 more words

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Enwin warns customers of disconnection scam

We’re going to cut off your electricity unless you provide your credit card information.

That’s the threat of a new scam hitting phones across the region, and… 321 more words

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Construction begins this month on backup water reservoir

Enwin will soon break ground on a $25-million water reservoir project that will close George Avenue Park for most of the year.

Construction is expected to begin in two weeks, said Mike Limoges, on-site supervisor for Kenaidan, the company contracted to do the work. 160 more words

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Hydro companies responding as bills skyrocket and winter looms

Utility companies in Windsor and Essex County are vowing to do everything they can to keep the heat on this winter for customers who aren’t able to pay their mounting hydro bills. 704 more words

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Clueless leaders at root of Hydro problem

Re: Outcry over hydro costs grows, by Grace Macaluso, Sept. 27.

Did Terry Rafih just wake up from a 10-year coma? This debacle has been in the works for at least 10 years. 207 more words

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