Utilities & Services

By: The Town Of Bradford West Gwillimbury  09-12-2011


Electricity
PowerStream Inc. and Hydro One are the two companies that supply electical power to Bradford West Gwillimbury.  

delivers power to more than 315,000 residential and business customers in 11 Simcoe County and York Region communities. The company, jointly owned by the municipalities of Barrie, Markham and Vaughan, merged in December 2008 with Barrie Hydro Distribution Inc. It is committed to providing its customers with safe, reliable and efficient service. It focuses on operational efficiencies and procedures to minimize overhead costs and maximize sustainability.



 is one of the the largest electricity transmission and distribution company in Ontario and spans across 75% of the province.  Hydro One has supplied electrical power to residential and business customers in urbarn, rual and remote communities for over a century.  They are committed to community and environmental initiatives while ensuring Ontario Residents have enough power to light their homes and businesses as the province continues to grow.

Natural Gas

Natural Gas in Bradford West Gwillimbury is supplied by

, which is Canada’s largest gas distribution company with the worlds longest crude oil pipeline system and serving 1.9 million customers in Ontario, Quebec and New York State. 

Communication Services

Bradford West Gwillimbury is a partner in 

(Simcoe County Access Network) and has available fibre optic telecommunications. The area provides access to a number of Internet service providers and offers high-speed access. Throughout 2009, broadband service is being extended into the rural areas of South Simcoe providing high-speed access to both residents and rural businesses.

The County of Simcoe's application to the 

Broadband program was approved by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. (OMAFRA).  This initaitive will help fund the building of highspeed infrastructures in rural and underserviced areas of Simcoe County.  Bell Aliant will be working with partners Inukshuk and Bell Canada to implement the project which is schedule for completion by April 2010. 

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