The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) is an independent agency of the Government of British Columbia.

We are responsible for regulating British Columbia's energy utilities, the Insurance Corporation of BC’s (ICBC) basic automobile insurance rates, common carrier pipelines, and the reliability of the electrical transmission grid. In March 2020, we were also named Administrator of the Fuel Price Transparency Act.

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BCUC Approves Pacific Northern Gas Third Quarter Gas Cost Rate Changes

September 22, 2022

British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) approved Pacific Northern Gas Ltd.’s (PNG) Third Quarter Gas Cost Rates, effective October 1, 2022.

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BCUC Continues to Regulate Thermal Energy System Providers

September 16, 2022

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) is responsible for regulating companies that provide thermal energy services (TES providers) in British Columbia.

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BCUC Approves FortisBC Energy Inc.’s Third Quarter Gas Commodity Rates

September 15, 2022

Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) completed its review of FortisBC Energy Inc.’s (FEI) third quarter gas cost reports and approved a commodity rate change in the Fort Nelson service area, by Order G-257-22.

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BCUC Observes National Day of Mourning

September 15, 2022

Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) announced it will observe the National Day of Mourning, the national holiday to mark the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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BCUC Welcomes Feedback on Safety Inquiry Draft Stage 1 Report

August 15, 2022

On Friday, August 12, 2022, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) issued its draft report for Stage 1 of the Inquiry into the Regulation of Safety (Safety Inquiry) and welcomes public input on the report.

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