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.
The full day forums held across Ontario in fall 2017, brought together a cross section of community and business audiences representing municipal, Indigenous communities, Local Distribution Companies, Local Advisory Committees, and associations to explore the future direction of the electricity sector. Discussions included facilitated conversations about how electricity can be harnessed to support the growth, resiliency and vibrancy of Ontario communities.
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.