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B.C. affirms uneven split of hydro system costs

Commercial electricity customers in British Columbia will continue to pay disproportionately for the power they use. The B.C. government confirmed it will entrench an uneven split of hydro system costs among the residential, commercial and industrial consumer classes — which currently redistributes about nine per cent of the residential burden to commercial ratepayers — when it unveiled a slate of new directions for BC Hydro and the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) ealier this month.


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Some drag in buoyant 2018 investment returns

A surging industrial sector helped to counterbalance slipping retail values and push up 2018 investment returns on Canadian commercial real estate. Annual results of the MSCI/REALPAC Canada Property Index, released February 1, reveal a national total return of 7.4 per cent across 2,424 directly held standing assets. That’s an improvement over 2017 when the national total return was 6.7 per cent, and also exceeds the five-year average of seven per cent.

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