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BOMA Toronto meets with OEB to raise critical industry issues
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November 8, 2016 

Recently, BOMA Toronto initiated a meeting with the Ontario Energy Board (OEB), as part of our efforts to advocate on behalf of the Commercial Real Estate Industry on issues important to you.


Issues discussed included: 

  • Electricity Rates & Billing
  • CDM/DSM Program
  • Global Adjustment
  • Grid Innovation
  • Carbon Pricing
  • Green Button
  • Intervenor Program

    "This discussion is part of an ongoing effort by BOMA Toronto to advocate on energy-related policies and issues impacting our industry, as well as achieve greater levels of transparency, understanding and collaboration," Susan Allen, President, BOMA Toronto said. 

    The OEB has generously accommodated BOMA Toronto's meeting requests, with senior representatives from Consumer Protection and Industry Performance, Public Affairs, Strategic Policy and Licensing and Industry Liaison in attendance. 

    "We appreciate BOMA’s initiative in bringing members’ concerns and ideas to the OEB and look forward to engaging in further discussion,” said Brian Hewson, OEB’s Vice President, Consumer Protection and Industry Performance.  


    Next steps

    BOMA Toronto, with support from its Energy Committee, will prepare a formal submission containing recommendations on all of the critical issues to the OEB. 

    We will continue to provide updates on the BOMA-OEB discussions and outcomes. If you have any questions or would like to comment on any of the issues listed above, please contact Director of Sustainable Building Operations & Strategic Partnerships, Bala Gnanam at


    The Ontario Energy Board is an independent and impartial public regulatory agency.  Their goal is to promote a sustainable and efficient energy sector that provides consumers with reliable energy services at a reasonable cost.