First generating station of hydroelectric project completeThe Lower Mattagami hydroelectric
redevelopment project has reached a milestone, completing the 67
megawatt (MW) Little Long generating station, the first of four
station upgrades in the multi-year, $2.6-billion project. After going
online in mid-January, its total output is now 205 MW.The project is a partnership between
Moose Cree First Nation and Ontario Power Generation (OPG), which
gives the Moose Cree a 25 per cent stake in the project. Job
creation, employment and the involvement ...
Wahnapitae First Nation has taken a
proactive approach to promote environmental sustainability in its
dealings with mining companies like Vale, Glencore and KGHM.Since the early 1990s, the First
Nation, located northeast of Sudbury, has worked to develop
relationships with mining industry partn...
A new partnership between industry and
First Nations in northwestern Ontario could serve as a model for
sustainable development in First Nations communities.
The First Nations Mining Corporation
(FNMC) is an emerging partnership between SNC-Lavalin, Cementation
Canada Inc., Morris Group Ltd.,...
Mine site reclamation work has been a
saving grace for White Lake Resources Corporation, a contracting
company owned by the Pic Mobert First Nation.
When the forest industry tanked on the
north shore of Lake Superior, so did the company, which had been
harvesting wood for Marathon Pulp before...
A First Nation caterer has struck gold
after teaming up with an international food and beverage provider.
Tina Gagnon, owner of Cree Quest, a
catering and event planning company, has landed a contract to handle
catering for the workforce at AuRico Gold’s Young-Davidson Mine in