New agreement marks step forward in connecting First Nation communities to the electricity grid
from Government of Ontario
Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli was in Thunder Bay to witness a signing ceremony for an agreement between Wataynikaneyap Power, a partnership of 20 Ontario First Nation communities, and Fortis-RES, an electricity transmitter. This agreement demonstrates progress towards Ontario's plan to connect 16 remote First Nations communities that currently rely on diesel power to the electricity grid.
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