News Releases

June 25, 2020
Mississauga, Ontario – Alectra Inc. has been named among the top three companies in Corporate Knights’ annual sustainability ranking.  Corporate Knights released its annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list, which highlights Canadian companies that are top sustainability performers. Alectra earned the third spot on this year’s list.  The criteria for the Best 50 Corporate Citizens list…
June 22, 2020
One of the distinctive attributes of Alectra Utilities and other local distribution companies is the extent to which they are plugged into priorities and sentiments within their service territories. With a number of Alectra's Greater Golden Horseshoe shareholder-municipalities declaring climate emergencies and enacting zero-waste policies, it was natural for the utility to step up its own efforts…
June 15, 2020
Mississauga, ON – Alectra Inc. released its 2019 Annual Sustainability Report highlighting the company's commitment to social responsibility, environmental accountability and economic efficiency.  The 2019 report, entitled "Discovering the Possibilities", details company initiatives which contributed to Alectra's success during the year.  Alectra built on its sustainability commitments,…
June 03, 2020
Mississauga, ON – The Government of Ontario has announced a new COVID-19 Recovery Rate. Effective immediately, Alectra residential and small business customers on Time-of-Use rates will pay the COVID-19 Recovery Rate of 12.8 cents per kWh, at all times, seven days a week. The new rate came into effect June 1 and will continue until October 31, 2020. The Ontario government also announced two new…
May 27, 2020
Mississauga, ON – In response to an increase of fraudulent activity in its service territory, Alectra Utilities is alerting customers of a sophisticated phone scam. The phone scam involves customers receiving a call from fraudsters requesting immediate payment over the phone. Alectra Utilities advises customers in advance of any changes to their service or account and never requests immediate…
May 20, 2020
St. Catharines, ON – Alectra Inc. has answered the call from Niagara Health Foundation to support Niagara Health’s front-line workers in their battle with COVID-19 and their ability to stay properly protected while they support patients.  Alectra is donating a unique, made-in-Ontario N95 mask cleaner to Niagara Health. This donation aligns with provincial guidance that indicates using validated…
May 07, 2020
Mississauga, ON – Communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region are facing significant economic difficulty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The United Way is providing critical relief by delivering essential services, such as access to food, to thousands of people. To help, Alectra is directing a total of $273,000 to United Way chapters that will provide relief in the 17 towns and cities in…
April 17, 2020
Mississauga, ON – Food banks across Alectra’s service territory are coping with a significant and growing demand for food as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. To assist, Alectra is donating a total of $230,000 to food banks across eight communities to help address the challenges that they are facing.  Funds are being directed to the following community organizations: Barrie Food Bank (Barrie…
April 07, 2020
Mississauga, ON – Alectra is providing 16,800 N95 particulate respirator masks to hospitals across its service territory to help address shortages resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Alectra has received calls from hospitals and healthcare providers seeking assistance and will distribute N95 masks to: Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (Barrie) Guelph General Hospital (Guelph) Hamilton…
March 24, 2020
Mississauga, ON – Effective immediately, Alectra residential and small business customers on Time-of-Use rates will pay the off-peak rate of 10.1 cents per kWh, which is less than half of the on-peak rate (20.8 cents per kWh), at all times and for the next 45 days. The off-peak rates match what customers would normally pay on weekends. Alectra has also suspended service disconnections on…