Wataynikaneyap Power First Nation Partnership Expands to Include Mishkeegogamang First Nation and Ojibway Nation of Saugeen; Fortis sells minority position to Algonquin
THUNDER BAY (January 17, 2019)—Less than a month after Wataynikaneyap Power energized its first line to bring grid power to the First Nation community of Pikangikum, another historic milestone has been reached.
Today, Wataynikaneyap Power announced that Mishkeegogamang and Ojibway Nation of Saugeen legally joined the First Nations-led power project, bringing the number of First Nations communities who are equal owners in the project to 24.
First Light Comes from Canada’s Largest First Nations Led Infrastructure Project
Pikangikum FirstNation Officially Connected to Ontario’sPower Grid through the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line Project
Wataynikaneyap Power Continues to Build Capacity with More Training Program Graduates
Participants from the second round of Line Crew Ground Support celebrated their graduation today with their families. The graduates are all from the Wataynikaneyap owner communities with some living off-reserve.
Notice of Completion/Notice of Opportunity to Review Final ESR for Phase 2 - Connecting 17 Remote First Nation Communities
Wataynikaneyap has issued its Final Environmental Study Report (ESR) for the Phase 2 Connecting 17 Remote First Nation Communities Project for review by Aboriginal communities and groups, agency and public stakeholder review.