Taxes and Utilities

Local Property Tax Rates

Federal and Provincial Income Tax Rates

Sales Tax

Electricity 

Service Provider: Hydro One

Phone: 1-888-664-1122

Web: www.hydroone.com

Natural Gas

Service Provider: Union Gas

Phone: 1-877-969-0999

Web: http://www.uniongas.com/

Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas utility that provides energy delivery and related services to about 1.3 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in over 400 communities in northern, southwestern and eastern Ontario. Union Gas has assets of approximately $4 billion and employs about 2,200 people. Union Gas is a Spectra Energy Company.

Union Gas distribution service area extends throughout northern Ontario from the Manitoba border to the North Bay/Muskoka area, through southwestern Ontario from Windsor to just west of Toronto, and across eastern Ontario from Port Hope to Cornwall. Union Gas also provides natural gas storage and transportation services for other utilities and energy market participants in Ontario, Quebec and the United States. Union Gas’ storage and transmission system forms an important link in the movement of natural gas from Western Canadian and U.S. supply basins to central Canadian and Northeast U.S. markets.

Waste Management

The Municipality currently operates 4 municipal sanitary landfills (for the communities of Beardmore, Geraldton, Longlac and Nakina) under the regulating authority of the Ministry of the Environment.  Please see table below for Landfill hours.

Note: Landfill hours are subject to change in the event of a Statutory Holiday.  Revisions to landfill hours are mailed out annually on your Collection Schedule with your May/June water bill, as well as being available online.

For additional information regarding pick-up schedules, fees, recycling, or Spring Clean-up Week please visit: www.greenstone.ca/content/landfill-information.

Water and Sanitary Sewer

Communications Infrastructure

Greenstone has seen improvements to local infrastructure with the addition of fibre and networking equipment in recent years.  These upgrades have provided residents and businesses within Greenstone with Broadband services up to 10Gbps with capabilities expanding up to 100Gbps. Services provided are supplied by DSL wireline access technologies and related industry standard distribution and transmission technologies, which has enhanced rural and economic development with a future ready network, encouraging innovation and economic development in our communities.

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