The Regional Municipality of Niagara Hosts an Abundance of Waterpower

By Stephanie Landers, Manager Community Relations and Public Outreach, Ontario Waterpower Association The Regional Municipality of Niagara (Niagara Region) is located in Southern Ontario, Canada and lies on the west side of the Niagara River, between lakes Ontario and Erie. The Niagara Region is made up of 12 municipalities and is part of the southern […]

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Member Value: Making Member Connections

By: Janelle Bates, Director, Membership Relations and Events, Ontario Waterpower Association Earlier this year the OWA launched its new member software, the Member Hub. The Hub provides for tremendous marketing and networking opportunities and allows members to directly control their membership information. There are three main features that make up the Member Hub: an online Member […]

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Sustaining Ontario’s Waterpower Advantage

By: Paul Norris, President, Ontario Waterpower Association Following more than two years of stakeholder engagement, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) announced on July 16, 2019 its decision of stop further work on the current High Level Design (HLD) for the Incremental Capacity Auction. The IESO cited as rationale the belief that Ontario’s near term limited […]

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Remote Communities Can Benefit from Waterpower Technology

A look at Deer Lake First Nation Shoulderblade Falls Generating Station By: Stephanie Landers, Manager, Community Relations and Public Outreach, Ontario Waterpower Association On June 4th, 2019 I had the pleasure of supporting Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) members, Hydro One Remotes at the Hydel Community Appreciation Day at Deer Lake First Nation. Deer Lake First Nation […]

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Member Value: A Key Focus of the Ontario Waterpower Association

By Janelle Bates, Director, Membership Relations and Events, Ontario Waterpower Association A core objective identified in the Ontario Waterpower Association’s (OWA) new Strategic Plan “Re-investing and Re-inventing” is a renewed and direct focus on providing member value. As such, the Association has developed and implemented new member software and educational initiatives and expanded the annual […]

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