COMMUNAUTÉ • COMMUN I TY
On the river and around the town
DIANE HUNTER email@example.com
It was a gorgeous weekend for the Ottawa River Festival, July 3 to 5. Hundreds of people lined the shores from Rockland to Chute-à-Blondeau to enjoy festivities along the way. The Poker Run High Performance boats took off fromHawkesbury Saturdaymorning, with onlookers filling up every spot along the shore to catch a glimpse of these fabulous boats. Several Mustangs cruised by as they arrived in Hawkesbury from the Rockland Poker Run. Just about every generation of
Mustang drove by, along with a few other interesting vehicles. Themidway got started in Confederation Park Friday afternoon, and ran through until Sunday afternoon. Kids of all ages enjoyed the rides, the games, and the concessions. There were plenty of other celebrations throughout town including a breakfast at the Chute-à-Blondeau Community Centre, the Music Electronic, and Jason Thorne FMX Metal Mulisha at Le Chenail, the Country Music Fest at Place des Pionniers in Hawkesbury, a Beach Party in L’Orignal, movie night, live music, family activities in Rockland, and family activities, events and barbecues in Wendover and Lefaivre.
ONTARIO ENERGY BOARD NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS OF ENBRIDGE GAS DISTRIBUTION INC.
Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. has applied for pre-approval of the cost consequences associated with a long-term natural gas transportation contract with NEXUS Gas Transmission. Learn more. Have your say. Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for pre-approval of the cost consequences associated with a 15-year gas transportation contract commencing on November 1, 2017. The total cost for NEXUS capacity over the term of the contract is approximately $421.6 million (US). If its application is approved, Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. says that the benefits will include: • enhancing its gas supply plan through improved reliability, diversity, and flexibility • supporting the development of new natural gas pipeline infrastructure • allowing direct access to new sources of natural gas supply in the Appalachian Basin Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. says that its forecast cost of gas supply via the NEXUS pipeline is competitive with alternative pipeline projects or existing pipeline infrastructure that accesses the Dawn Hub. THE ONTARIO ENERGY BOARD IS HOLDING A PUBLIC HEARING The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) will hold a public hearing to consider the application filed by Enbridge Gas. We will question Enbridge Gas on the case. We will also hear arguments from individuals and from groups that represent the customers of Enbridge Gas. At the end of this hearing, the OEB will decide whether or not to pre-approve the costs as requested in the application. The OEB is an independent and impartial public agency. We make decisions that serve the public interest. Our goal is to promote a financially viable and efficient energy sector that provides you with reliable energy services at a reasonable cost. BE INFORMED AND HAVE YOUR SAY You have the right to information regarding this application and to be involved in the process. • You can review the application filed by Enbridge on the OEB’s website now. • You can file a letter with your comments, which will be considered during the hearing. • You can become an active participant (called an intervenor). Apply by July 27, 2015 or the hearing will go ahead without you and you will not receive any further notice of the proceeding. • At the end of the process, you can review the OEB’s decision and its reasons on our website. LEARN MORE Our file number for this case is EB-2015-0175 . To learn more about this hearing, find instructions on how to file letters or become an intervenor, or to access any document related to this case, please select the file number EB-2015-0175 from the list on the OEB website: www.ontarioenergyboard.ca/notice . You can also phone our Consumer Relations Centre at 1-877-632-2727 with any questions. ORAL VS. WRITTEN HEARINGS There are two types of OEB hearings – oral and written. The OEB will determine at a later date whether to proceed by way of a written or oral hearing. If you think an oral hearing is needed, you can write to the OEB to explain why by July 27, 2015 . PRIVACY If you write a letter of comment, your name and the content of your letter will be put on the public record and the OEB website. However, your personal telephone number, home address and e-mail address will be removed. If you are a business, all your information will remain public. If you apply to become an intervenor, all information will be public. This rate hearing will be held under section 36 of the Ontario Energy Board Act, S.O. 1998 c.15 (Schedule B).
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