Wataynikaneyap Power (EB-2018-0190) - Presentation of Application

November 2, 2018

Wataynikaneyap Power will bepresenting its leave to construct application (EB-2018-0190) to the OEB onFriday, November 2, 2018, beginning at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm.  You may go tothe OEB’s website and access the presentation slides and listen to the livestreaming audio at: 

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Notice of Application and Hearing for Wataynikaneyap’s Application to the Ontario Energy Board for Leave to Construct its Transmission Project

September 26, 2018

The Ontario Energy Board has issued a Notice of Application and Hearing in connection with Wataynikaneyap’s application for leave to construct its transmission project.

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Wataynikaneyap Power LP Announces Pre-Qualified Proponents to receive Engineering, Procurement, Construction Request for Proposal packages (EPC RFP) for Phase 1 & 2 of the Project

September 18, 2018

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO (September 18, 2018) – Wataynikaneyap Power LP (“Wataynikaneyap Power”) announced that it has selected the following pre-qualified proponents to receive EPC RFP packages for Phase 1 and 2 of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project.

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Re: Notice of Completion of Ministry Review for the Wataynikaneyap New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Environmental Assessment

August 31, 2018

The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has completed its review of the Wataynikaneyap New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Environmental Assessment. The Ministry Review is available for review and comment until October 5, 2018 at https://www.ontario.ca/page/ministry-review-new-transmission-line-pickle-lake-project-environmental-assessment

Letter to Public Viewing Watay Ministry Review

Notice of Completion – Watay Review

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Amended Phase 1 EA and Errata

August 2, 2018

Wataynikaneyap Power L.P. (Wataynikaneyap) is a licenced transmission company owned by 22 First Nation communities and Fortis Inc., with the objective of connecting remote First Nation communities currently serviced by diesel generation in Northwest Ontario.

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Notice of Opportunity to Review Draft ESR for Phase 2 - Connecting 17 Remote First Nation Communities

August 1, 2018

Wataynikaneyap has prepared a Draft Environmental Study Report (ESR) for the Phase 2 Connecting 17 Remote First Nation Communities Project. Wataynikaneyap is seeking comments on the draft ESR and August 2 marks the start of the 30 day review period.

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Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project Training Program Celebrates Inaugural Graduating Class

July 20, 2018

 Thunder Bay, ON, July 19, 2018 - Today, Wataynikaneyap’s skills training initiative is thrilled to celebrate the graduation of its first round of successful participants in its Line Crew Ground Support Training Course. 

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Wataynikaneyap Power seeks approval to construct the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project

June 13, 2018

Thunder Bay, Ontario (GlobeNewswire-June 13, 2018) - Wataynikaneyap Power LP (Wataynikaneyap Power) announced today that it has filed a leave to construct application with the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to construct and operate the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project. 

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Wataynikaneyap Power Announces Selection of Owner’s Engineer

June 7, 2018

 THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO (June 6, 2018) – Wataynikaneyap Power announced today that Hatch Ltd. (“Hatch”) has been selected to provide Owner’s Engineer services to the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project. 

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A Training Program in Northwestern Ontario to Prepare Participants for Job Opportunities in the Construction of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line

May 17, 2018

Thunder Bay, ON, May 17th, 2018 - Today, a training program that is designed for those looking to gain direct or indirect employment in the construction of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line was introduced in Northwestern Ontario, and is already being deemed a success by all participating partners.

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Landmark Funding Announced for Canada’s Largest First Nations Led Infrastructure Project

March 22, 2018

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO (March 22, 2018) –– One of the most ambitious and transformative infrastructure projects in Canada’s history got the green light today with the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario announcing funding for the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line Project (“the Project”) in the aggregate amount of $1.6 billion.

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Pikangikum Powerline Project / Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project Video

December 12, 2017

This is what the future holds. It’s a first step, but an important step. In August, 2017, the Government of Canada announced a commitment of up to $60 million to build the Pikangikum Distribution Line Project.

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Wataynikaneyap Power Announces Start of Construction on the Pikangikum Power Line Project – Constructor Selected

November 30, 2017

Wataynikaneyap Power announced today the selection of PowerTel Utilities Contractors Ltd. (“PowerTel”) as the contractor to build the 117 km Pikangikum Power Line Project, which will connect Pikangikum First Nation to Ontario’s power grid in Red Lake.

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Phase 1 - Notice of Submission of Final Environmental Assessment Report

November 3, 2017

Wataynikaneyap has submitted its Final Environmental Assessment Report for the Phase 1 New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) for review and approval.

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Historic First Nations-led Transmission Project Gets Major Boost from Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan

November 2, 2017

TORONTO, ONTARIO (Marketwired – October 26, 2017) – One of the largest and most transformative transmission projects in Ontario’s history got a major boost today when the Ontario Government reinforced its support for the project, known as Wataynikaneyap Power, in its 2017 Long-Term Energy Plan.

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