SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

October 16, 2017 07:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How many jobs have been lost because of Ontario's high electricity prices? New study coming Tuesday, Oct. 17

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 16, 2017) - On Tuesday, Oct. 17, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on hydro prices in Ontario.

Rising Electricity Costs and Declining Employment in Ontario's Manufacturing Sector spotlights how electricity prices for medium-sized and large industries in Ontario have increased in recent years, and calculates the effect on jobs in the province's manufacturing sector.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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