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Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project Training Program Celebrates Inaugural Graduating Class

July 20, 2018

 Thunder Bay, ON, July 19, 2018 - Today, Wataynikaneyap’s skills training initiative is thrilled to celebrate the graduation of its first round of successful participants in its Line Crew Ground Support Training Course. 

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Wataynikaneyap Power seeks approval to construct the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project

June 13, 2018

Thunder Bay, Ontario (GlobeNewswire-June 13, 2018) - Wataynikaneyap Power LP (Wataynikaneyap Power) announced today that it has filed a leave to construct application with the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to construct and operate the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project. 

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Wataynikaneyap Power Announces Selection of Owner’s Engineer

June 7, 2018

 THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO (June 6, 2018) – Wataynikaneyap Power announced today that Hatch Ltd. (“Hatch”) has been selected to provide Owner’s Engineer services to the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project. 

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A Training Program in Northwestern Ontario to Prepare Participants for Job Opportunities in the Construction of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line

May 17, 2018

Thunder Bay, ON, May 17th, 2018 - Today, a training program that is designed for those looking to gain direct or indirect employment in the construction of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line was introduced in Northwestern Ontario, and is already being deemed a success by all participating partners.

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Landmark Funding Announced for Canada’s Largest First Nations Led Infrastructure Project

March 22, 2018

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO (March 22, 2018) –– One of the most ambitious and transformative infrastructure projects in Canada’s history got the green light today with the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario announcing funding for the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line Project (“the Project”) in the aggregate amount of $1.6 billion.

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Pikangikum Powerline Project / Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project Video

December 12, 2017

This is what the future holds. It’s a first step, but an important step. In August, 2017, the Government of Canada announced a commitment of up to $60 million to build the Pikangikum Distribution Line Project.

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Wataynikaneyap Power Announces Start of Construction on the Pikangikum Power Line Project – Constructor Selected

November 30, 2017

Wataynikaneyap Power announced today the selection of PowerTel Utilities Contractors Ltd. (“PowerTel”) as the contractor to build the 117 km Pikangikum Power Line Project, which will connect Pikangikum First Nation to Ontario’s power grid in Red Lake.

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Phase 1 - Notice of Submission of Final Environmental Assessment Report

November 3, 2017

Wataynikaneyap has submitted its Final Environmental Assessment Report for the Phase 1 New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) for review and approval.

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