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Phase 2 Connecting 17 Remote First Nation Communities Final Environmental Study Report

July 5, 2019

Wataynikaneyap would like to thank those who participated in the environmental assessment process for Phase 2: Connecting 17 Remote First Nation Communities (the Project).  Wataynikaneyap has now responded to comments received on their Final Environmental Study Report (ESR) for the Project.

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Draft Amendment to the Amended Final Environmental Assessment Report for the Phase 1 New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project

July 2, 2019

The Phase 1 Project is subject to an Individual environmental assessment (EA) under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act (EAA). On June 20, 2019, the Minister of the MECP, with the Lieutenant Governor in Council, approved the Project with conditions. Since the issuance of the Minister’s decision, Wataynikaneyap has identified Project design changes to optimize and improve design, thereby reducing the overall Project footprint, which has in most cases resulted in a decrease in potential adverse environmental effects. The key revisions to the Project design include:

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Environmental Assessment Notice of Approval for Project Phase 1 (Line to Pickle Lake)

June 21, 2019

Wataynikaneyap Power has received the Environmental Assessment Notice of Approval for Phase 1 of the Project from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks.  View a copy of the Notice of Approval (Environmental Assessment Reference Number 13025 and File Number 03-03-03).

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Wataynikaneyap Power is Energizing Youth and Looking to the Future

May 8, 2019

Toronto, Ontario (GlobeNewswire May 8, 2019) - Opiikapawiin Services LP (“OSLP”), in partnership with Natural Resources Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, and Wataynikaneyap Power, are delivering a unique energy capacity building and empowerment program for youth aged 18-25 from the 24 owner First Nations.

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