Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Tag: First Nations

A Seat at the Table

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Indigenous equity participation in infrastructure is key to achieving net-zero and reconciliation Canada will not achieve Indigenous reconciliation or reach net-zero carbon emissions without...

AFN calls for urgent action to close the infrastructure gap by...

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The Assembly of First Nations (AFN), in collaboration with industry experts and over 400 First Nations, released Closing the Infrastructure Gap by 2030 report.”...

Indigenous groups spearhead First Nations procurement organization

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Five national Indigenous economic organizations have banded together with full support of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) to create a first of its...

Feds invest $7M in affordable homes for Millbrook First Nation

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The Government of Canada announced more than $7 million in funding for the Millbrook First Nation to build more affordable housing. This funding will assist...

Canada, Saskatchewan announce investments for nine infrastructure projects

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Nine infrastructure projects in Saskatchewan will strengthen and support communities thanks to the combined investment of more than $13.5 million from the governments of...

Canada Infrastructure Bank launches new Indigenous Equity Initiative

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The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) unveiled details of its Indigenous Equity Initiative (IEI) designed to support First Nation, Métis and Inuit communities in purchasing...

Construction of Chatham to Lakeshore Transmission Line is ahead of schedule

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Hydro One announced that the Chatham to Lakeshore Transmission Line is on track to be completed by the end of 2024, a full year...

Hydro One to construct three new transmission lines in Northern Ontario

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The Government of Ontario has directed the Ontario Energy Board to amend Hydro One Networks Inc.'s (Hydro One) transmission license to develop and construct...

First Nations Power

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Indigenous millwrights charting their careers through OPG’s Darlington Refurbishment By Paul Choi Two Indigenous millwrights who got their start through OPG’s Indigenous Opportunities Network (ION) are...

Ontario expanding skilled trades training for Indigenous people in Thunder Bay

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The Government of Ontario announced the expansion of the Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment and Training Services (KKETS) training programs to include in-class apprenticeship training for...