Federal Government Announces Funding of Wataynikaneyap Power's Project to Connect First Nation to Ontario's Power Grid

August 17, 2017

Today's funding announcement of up to $60 million by the Government of Canada to connect Pikangikum First Nation to Ontario's power grid is being welcomed by all First Nations who are part of the larger transmission project known as Wataynikaneyap Power.

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Over $2 Million Announced for Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project First Nations Training Program

July 26, 2017

Wataynikaneyap Power is pleased to announce a major federal investment from the office of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) in the amount of over $2 million in support of the Wataynikaneyap Power's First Nations training program. 

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Upcoming Public Information Centres for Phase 1 Draft Environmental Assessment Report

July 25, 2017
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Notice of Submission: Draft Environmental Assessment Report for Phase 1 - New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project

June 30, 2017

Wataynikaneyap has prepared a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Report for the Phase 1 New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project. 

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Margaret Kenequanash Appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Wataynikaneyap Power

May 24, 2017

The Board of Directors of Wataynikaneyap Power are pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret Kenequanash to the position of Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) for Wataynikaneyap Power, effective August 15, 2017.

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Environmental Assessment Update April 2017 - Phase 2: Connecting 17 Remote First Nation Communities

May 23, 2017
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FortisOntario Inc. Completes Transaction to Increase its Investment in Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project

March 22, 2017

Wataynikaneyap Power LP is pleased to announce that FortisOntario Inc. (“FortisOntario”) through its parent company Fortis Inc. has completed the transaction to increase its share in the ownership of the transmission partnership by acquiring the interest of Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES).

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February 2017 EA Engagement Newsletter - New Line to Pickle Lake

February 15, 2017
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Notice of Application to the Ontario Energy Board to Establish a Deferral Account to Record Development Costs

October 19, 2016

Wataynikaneyap Power LP has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to establish a deferral account to record costs incurred in relation to the development of the Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project.

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Notice of Commencement for the Phase 2: Connecting 17 Remote First Nations Environmental Assessment

September 26, 2016

Wataynikaneyap Power L.P. (Wataynikaneyap) is conducting an Environmental Assessment (EA) under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act and Section 67 of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

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