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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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Wataynikaneyap Power Announces Financial Close and Issues Notice to Proceed on Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project

October 29, 2019

Thunder Bay, ON (Globe Newswire, October 29, 2019) -  Wataynikaneyap Power officially announced today that it has achieved financial close and issued the notice to proceed to Valard LP (“Valard”) for construction of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project (“the Project”).

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Energizing Youth Complete Capacity Building Program

September 17, 2019

Congratulations to the six youth for completing the 6-week Energizing Youth capacity building program! The program included a 2-week course to raise awareness of the Wataynikaneyap Power Project and energy in remote First Nations, followed by a four week work placement. Graduation Photo

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Wataynikaneyap Power LP Awards Engineering, Procurement, Construction Contract to Valard LP

September 10, 2019

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO (September 10, 2019) – Wataynikaneyap Power LP (“Wataynikaneyap Power”) is pleased to announce that it has awarded its Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) contract to Valard LP (“Valard”), subject to financial close and notice to proceed.

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