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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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