Utility bills a scam

It seems Terasen is just making charges up now.

Storage and transport, and also a delivery charge? Isn't transport and delivery the same? I don't recall a gas truck pulling up to fill my natural gas tank.

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Just make a flat rate price per gigajoule already so we don't have to see all this gouging and made up charges. We've got your basic charge, municipal fee and the actual cost of the gas, which is almost the lowest price thing on there.

The cost of gas is $28 and delivery is $78. I don't think I've ever ordered a meal or a product from here or another country where the delivery charges were more than the actual product. We also have the popular carbon tax of $31, which is more than 100 per cent markup of the cost of gas that was actually delivered.

My total bill was $191 for $28 in natural gas.

Then there's B.C. Hydro. Same B.S., different bill.

It's the only business or company in the world that I know of where the more you purchase, the more expensive it gets. Usually you get a better deal when you buy more but their step one, step two program is a bit backwards.

They even have a customer crisis fund that we have to pay for.

Maybe with all the money they're making and increases, they could cover that themselves, I'm pretty sure we pay for this crisis fund for less fortunate but yet I still see people's hydro getting cut off in winter, so is it another fake, made-up money grabber.

This is a runaway gravy train and it's getting a bit ridiculous.

Shane Giesinger,

Prince George

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