THUNDER BAY (January 17, 2019)—Less than a month after Wataynikaneyap Power energized its first line to bring grid power to the First Nation community of Pikangikum, another historic milestone has been reached.
Today, Wataynikaneyap Power announced that Mishkeegogamang and Ojibway Nation of Saugeen legally joined the First Nations-led power project, bringing the number of First Nations communities who are equal owners in the project to 24.
Pikangikum FirstNation Officially Connected to Ontario’sPower Grid through the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line Project
Participants from the second round of Line Crew Ground Support celebrated their graduation today with their families. The graduates are all from the Wataynikaneyap owner communities with some living off-reserve.