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Ontario Energy Board Issues Notice of Hearing

May 17, 2021

The Ontario Energy Board has issued its Notice of Hearing for Wataynikaneyap Power’s application to establish electricity transmission rates.

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Wataynikaneyap Power Project named Clean50 Top Project

April 21, 2021

Fort William First Nation, Ontario – Wataynikaneyap Power is pleased to announce that the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project has been chosen as a 2021 Clean50 Top Project award winner. Clean50 Top Projects are chosen annually based on their innovation, their ability to inform, and inspire other Canadians. 

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Wataynikaneyap Power Project Environmental Update - August 2020

July 17, 2020
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Canada Supports Youth and Indigenous Participation in Canada’s Clean Energy Transition

July 15, 2020

Canada has a world-class energy sector with power coming from growing and dynamic renewable and non-emitting sources. As the clean energy sector grows and transforms, we have a tremendous opportunity to attract more young people, women and Indigenous workers and to pass knowledge and skills on to the next generation.

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Wataynikaneyap Power Project achieves major milestone

July 10, 2020

The first structure on the Wataynikaneyap Power Project has been erected in the Sioux Lookout Area near Highway 516.

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Wataynikaneyap Power Celebrates a Fourth Line Crew Ground Support Training Program Graduation

November 28, 2019

Participants from the fourth round of Line Crew Ground Support training celebrated today with their families and community leaders. The 15-week certificate program, held at Gridlink in Thunder Bay is for those looking to gain employment in the construction of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project and the powerline industry.

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Phase 1 Endangered Species Act Notice

October 31, 2019

More than 200 species of plants and animals are at risk of disappearing from Ontario. The Endangered Species Act (ESA) provides a science-based assessment to classify species as endangered or threatened.

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