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Wataynikaneyap Power Updates Preliminary Business Plan

December 2, 2014

Wataynikaneyap Power has updated its preliminary Business Plan which will act as the key-planning document for the company and its applicable stakeholders. 

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Wataynikaneyap Submits Amended Final Terms of Reference

November 25, 2014

Wataynikaneyap Power has submitted the Amended Terms of Reference (ToR) for the New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project for a review and decision by the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change.

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

May 28, 2014

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 remote First Nations communities in Northwestern Ontario.

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Wataynikaneyap Power Encouraged by Ontario's Proposed Remote Electrification Readiness Program

May 7, 2014

Wataynikaneyap Power, a First Nation-led organization that aims to connect remote First Nation communities to the provincial power grid, was encouraged by the Ontario budget announcement of a Remote Electrification Readiness Program.

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Ontario's 2014 Budget Identifies $3 Million For Remote Electrification Readiness Program

May 2, 2014

The recently released Ontario Budget identified $3 million in funding over three years through the Remote Electrification Readiness Program.

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Amended Terms of Reference

March 24, 2014

Wataynikaneyap Power (Wataynikaneyap) has initiated a provincial Environmental Assessment (EA) for the New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project (the Project).

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Wataynikaneyap supports Long-Term Energy Plan priority to tie First Nations communities into the provincial electricity grid

December 2, 2013
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Remote First Nations Initiate Local Distribution Company (LDC) Options Study

December 1, 2013

Wataynikaneyap Power is planning to connect 15 remote First Nations communities currently serviced by diesel generation.  

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Wataynikaneyap Power signs memorandum of understanding (MOU) with AECOM

October 17, 2013

Wataynikaneyap Power announced today that the company and AECOM, working in association with PowerTel and Deutsche Bank, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to help build a new transmission line in Northwestern Ontario.

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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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