Wataynikaneyap Power Increases to 18 First Nations Communities

October 11, 2013

October 9, 2013 Thunder Bay, ON – Wataynikaneyap Power officially welcomed five (5) Keewaytinook Okimanak First Nations Council communities into the First Nation-led transmission initiative. 

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Wataynikaneyap Completes Financial Feasibility Study for the Grid Connection of 10 Remote First Nations Communities

September 10, 2013

PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) was engaged by the Central Corridor Energy Group (“CCEG”) to complete an assessment of financing and funding options for the development of a transmission line to connect 10 remote First Nations communities in Northwestern Ontario. 

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Fact Sheet on the New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project Corridor Routing Analysis

July 7, 2013

The purpose of the routing analysis factsheet is to explain the methods and results of the Corridor Routing Analysis completed by Wataynikaneyap to identify a preferred corridor for the New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project.

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Project Benefits Study: Social, Environmental and Economic Analysis of the Wataynikaneyap Power Project

June 18, 2013

Lumos Energy, with technical assistance from The Delphi Group, undertook an analysis of the social, environmental, and economic outcomes that may be realized through the Wataynikaneyap Power project. 

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Notice of Round 2 Open Houses and Spring/Summer 2013 EA Fact Sheet

June 1, 2013

On May 10, 2013, Wataynikaneyap Power submitted for review a Final Terms of Reference (ToR) to the Ministry of the Environment and Government Review Team.  

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Wataynikaneyap Releases Environmental Assessment Final Terms of Reference (ToR) for the New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake

May 11, 2013

As part of the planning process for the New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project (Phase 1 of the Wataynikaneyap Power Project), a Terms of Reference has been submitted to the Ministry of the Environment for review, as required under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act.

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CCEG Releases Request for Expression of Interest and Qualifications (“REIQ”) to Partner on Wataynikaneyap Project

April 24, 2013

The Central Corridor Energy Group (“CCEG”), representing 13 First Nations, has released a Request for Expression of Interest and Qualifications (“REIQ”) to solicit proposals for the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project.

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Wataynikaneyap Advances Transmission Corridor Analysis for Phase 2 (Connection of Remote Communities)

April 3, 2013

In December 2012, Wataynikaneyap engaged SENES Consultants and Powertel to complete a preliminary corridor routing analysis to connect 10 remote First Nations communities currently serviced by diesel generation. 

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13 First Nations and Goldcorp sign ownership agreement and incorporate Wataynikaneyap Power

April 3, 2013

Northwestern Ontario transmission project will replace diesel generation and provide cleaner, more sustainable power to First Nation communities and industry

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Holding Company Established to Represent 13 First Nations Communities

February 17, 2013

In December 2012,  a new Holding Company was established by 13 First Nations communities (CCEG) with an interest in transmission development in Northwestern Ontario. The Board of Directors met in Thunder Bay from December 19 - 20 2012, and will be meeting again February 19 - 21 2013.  

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