On June 1st, the Ontario government announced the $8 million 'COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Business' (CEAP-SB), to provide targeted relief for small businesses and charitable organizations struggling with bill payments due to the pandemic. Click here to read the news release
Under this program, small business and registered charities may be eligible for up to $850 in support towards their electricity bill if they primarily use electricity for heating, or up to $425 otherwise. Small business and registered charities may also be eligible for up to $425 in support towards their natural gas bill.
Haliburton–Kawartha Lakes–Brock small businesses and charities can now apply for the CEAP-SB.
Click here for the Hydro One application.
Click here for the Elexicon Energy application
There is also assistance for residential customers.
The Ontario government is also offering $9 million for the COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) to support consumers struggling to pay their energy bills during the pandemic. CEAP will provide one-time payments to consumers to help pay down any electricity bill debt incurred over the COVID‑19 period.
Click here for the Hydro One residential application.
Click here for the Elexicon Energy residential application.
Please feel free to contact my office if you require any assistance with your applications. Thank you and stay safe!
Laurie Scott, MPP
14 Lindsay Street North
Ontario, K9V 1T4
Toll Free. 1-800-424-2490