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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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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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