British Columbia Utilities Commission

Independent. Fair. Open. Transparent.

Who We Are

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.

Our Role
News Release

BCUC Launches Refreshed Website

British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) is excited to announce the launch of our updated website, bcuc.com.

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Information Release

BCUC Welcomes BC Court Ruling on City of Coquitlam Appeal

On September 17, 2021, the British Columbia (BC) Court of Appeal dismissed the City of Coquitlam’s (the City) appeal of the British Columbia Utilities Commission’s (BCUC) reconsideration decision.

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Information Release

David Morton Elected Chair of Canadian Association of Members of Public Utility Tribunals

David Morton, Chair and CEO of the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC), has been elected as Chair of the Canadian Association of Members of Public Utility Tribunals (CAMPUT) for 2021/2022.

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News Release

BCUC Releases First Fuel Price Transparency Act Newsletter

British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) released its first Fuel Price Transparency Price Act (FPT Act) Newsletter, which is compiled by BCUC staff each month to provide fuel consumers with an update on the gasoline and diesel fuel market in British Columbia (BC).

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Information Release

BCUC Approves Pacific Northern Gas Third Quarter Gas Cost Rate Changes

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) approved quarterly gas commodity rate changes for Pacific Northern Gas’s (PNG) customers effective October 1, 2021.

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Careers

Named one of BC’s Top Employers for 2020 and 2021, the BCUC values collaboration and balance. See what else makes us a great place to work.

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Proceedings

We review applications from regulated entities about rate changes, new facilities, energy projects, and complaints through open public proceedings.

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Our Work

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Listen to BCUC’s proceedings through our live audio stream to hear oral submissions, arguments, or workshops during a proceeding.

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