Hydro-Québec rates to rise by 4.3 per cent as of April 1
The 4.3 per cent increase is the biggest hike in the last 10 years
Quebecers will be paying more for electricity starting April 1.
Quebec’s energy board has approved a rate increase of 4.3 per cent.
This marks the highest increase since 2004.
Hydro-Quebec had requested a 5.8 per cent increase this year, but the energy board decided that was too high.
Last year, rates went up 2.4 per cent.