News Your Feelings on Promises to Lower Hydro Rates SHARE ON: Mackenzie Read, contributor, Friday, Mar. 3rd, 2017 Mixed reactions are circulating around town. Yesterday Premier Kathleen Wynne announced an overall 25 per cent hydro rate cut will be implemented this summer. We went to the streets to see how you feel about this, and here’s what some people had to say. //www.mytimminsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/hydro-rate-cut-streeter-1.mp3 Many added that these rate cuts should have happened months ago.