Thursday, December 8, 2022

Tag: Indigenous communities

Kingfisher Lake First Nation connected to the grid by Wataynikaneyap Power

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Wataynikaneyap Power announced the energization of Kingfisher Lake First Nation, a remote northern Ontario community, which was connected to the provincial power grid on...

Hydro One and First Nation sign equity agreement for transmission project

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At a ceremony in Thunder Bay, Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation and Hydro One Networks Inc. signed an equity agreement on the Waasigan...

New program aimed at closing the infrastructure gap facing Indigenous communities

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AFOA Canada has collaborated with the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and TD Bank Group (TD) to develop a project financing certification program that will...

CIB invests $6.4M towards Indigenous-owned wastewater treatment plant

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The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and the shíshálh Nation Government District (sNGD) announced financial close on an agreement, which will see the CIB lend...

Governments invest in infrastructure projects in Berens River First Nation

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The governments of Canada and Manitoba announced more than $31.6M in funding for four infrastructure projects in the Berens River area. More than $20.4 million in joint...

Funding for Indigenous initiatives related to Lake Manitoba Outlet Channels Project

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The Manitoba Government announced it is developing a new $15-million fund to support Indigenous economic development opportunities related to the Lake Manitoba and Lake...

Indigenous-owned hotel opens in Winnipeg on Madison urban reserve

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The Wyndham Garden Winnipeg Airport (Odé Aki) hotel, owned by Long Plain First Nation and located on their Madison urban reserve, celebrated its grand...

First Nations community gets first-rate water treatment facility

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By David Horton Since the 1970s, the Canadian government has promised to provide communities living on First Nation Reserves with the same quality water and...

Forum launched for First Nations housing and infrastructure in Atlantic Canada

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The Canadian Institute announced the Forum on First Nations Housing and Infrastructure Atlantic, to discuss the Federal Government's multi-billion-dollar investment into Indigenous communities and...

Ahousaht First Nation celebrates completion of their new wastewater treatment plant

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Ahousaht First Nation celebrated the completion of their new wastewater treatment plant, located at Ahousaht First Nation's Maaqtusiis Reserve No. 15. This plant replaces the...