A reliable supply of electricity is essential to supporting community growth – powering homes, schools, businesses, hospitals and transportation. Engaging with communities is an important part of maintaining a reliable electricity supply, now and in the future.
These full day forums are an opportunity to bring together a cross section of community and business audiences representing municipal, Indigenous communities, local distribution companies, energy services and associations to explore the future direction of the electricity sector. Building upon last year’s dialogue and learnings, the 2018/2019 forums will explore how the unique characteristics of each community can factor into regional and broader provincial electricity planning.
The five planning regions in the GTA and Central Ontario area includes all of the Greater Toronto Area, stretches north to Parry Sound/Muskoka, and roughly spans the area from Meaford to Minden.
The East Ontario area includes four planning regions that spans the area from Port Hope to the Ottawa Valley and Renfrew.
The seven planning regions in Southwest Ontario span from Windsor to Niagara and north to Bruce County.
The four planning regions in northeast Ontario span from Sudbury/Algoma to north of Moosonee.
The single regional planning area for Northwest Ontario has been divided into four planning sub-regions. Information on the remote community connection plan can also be found in this section.