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One unit will be added to Kipling Generating Station, bringing its capacity to 232 MW from its current capacity of 154 MW.
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 ...


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First Nation participating in mine EA
The Naotkamegwanning First Nation is receiving $45,000 from the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency to participate in the environmental assessment of Treasury Metals’ proposed Goliath Gold Mine near Dryden in northwestern Ontario.Treasury Metals Limited is proposing the construction, operation...
Waste issues headline Aboriginal conference
Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy is calling for government and industry to address legacy and potential future issues of hazardous industrial wastes on Aboriginal territory in Northern Ontario.“We need high-level action from government and industry that brought these contaminants into our territo...
Aboriginal training gets funding boost
Ottawa and Queen’s Park made separate funding announcements on April 4 toward training Aboriginal workers for mining-related jobs in northwestern Ontario and the Far North.Federal Natural Resources and FedNor minister Greg Rickford announced in his home riding of Kenora that $5.2 million is going t...
First Nation takes proactive approach with mining companies
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...


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