Sunday, May 26, 2019

New initiative aims to diesel power from northern communities

Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi has announced a $20-million initiative aimed at reducing diesel reliance in remote Indigenous communities. Developed in collaboration with...

New First Nations joint venture named supplier for Bruce Power refurbishment

Bruce Power has signed a supplier agreement with a new, locally-based, First Nation-owned joint business venture to provide construction services to Bruce Power, as...

Watay power project connects its first community

Pikangikum First Nation has been connected to Ontario's electricity grid, bringing a reliable, clean supply of power to the community for the first time. Pikangikum...

New schools coming to Manitoba First Nations’ communities

The Government of Canada has announced an investment of $248 million for new school infrastructure in four First Nations in northern Manitoba. Bunibonibee Cree...

CC&L Infrastructure acquires majority interest in two hydro projects

Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure (CC&L Infrastructure) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Greengen Holdings Ltd. (Greengen) and Sts’ailes Energy...

Wataynikaneyap Power LP files for leave to construct

Wataynikaneyap Power LP (Wataynikaneyap Power) has announced that it has filed a leave to construct application with the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to construct...

Finalists named for Smart Cities Challenge

Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi has announced the 20 finalists of the Smart Cities Challenge. The announcement was made at the Federation...

CanInfra Challenge winners announced

The CanInfra Challenge has awarded a prize of $50,000 to Team IceGrid, the winner of the CanInfra Ideas Contest. The group was selected by a...

Indigenous communities choosing local renewable energy solutions

Indigenous communities are rejecting non-indigenous energy projects in favour of community-led sustainable energy infrastructure. The switch has led to some improvements in economic and social...

Canada invests in Samson Cree Nation wastewater facility

Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, alongside Vernon Saddleback, Chief of Samson Cree Nation, took part in a sod-turning ceremony in Samson Cree Nation...

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