Earlier this month, the British Columbia Utilities Commission approved BC Hydro Corp.'s new carrot and stick rate system - which rewards those who conserve electricity and punishes those who don't. That new system is being phased in over the next six months, beginning on October 1. But the corporation must be wondering how British Columbians feel about those rate increases. Because Angus Reid Strategies Inc. is polling on behalf of BC Hydro to find out the answer to that question.
September 10, 2008