NOMA adds voice to growing chorus of community support for waterpower

For immediate release  Northwestern municipalities to proclaim waterpower day (June 16th, 2020 – Thunder Bay, Ontario) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is pleased to announce that the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association (NOMA) has joined the growing number of communities proclaiming “Waterpower Day” in Ontario. Waterpower Day is being celebrated annually on June 20th, the birthdate […]

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Ontario Helping Build Healthier, Safer Communities Faster

Reducing delays and duplication through proposed changes to Class Environmental Assessments January 16, 2020 10:15 A.M. Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks NIAGARA — Ontario is taking the next steps to modernize its almost 50-year-old environmental assessment program by working with holders of Class Environmental Assessments (Class EA) to propose changes that would exempt projects that […]

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Ontario’s Long Term Energy Plan 2017 Affirms Future for Waterpower

LTEP Released by Ministry of Energy (October 26, 2017 – Toronto) As referenced by the Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Minister of Energy, during his opening keynote address at the Power of Water Canada Conference this week, waterpower will play an integral role in meeting Ontario’s current and future energy needs. At the POWC conference, the Minister […]

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Swift River unveils plans for new power plant at North Bala Falls

Portage part of company’s plan for Bala MUSKOKA LAKES — The company behind the hydro project at Bala Falls has now released illustrations of its plant — and they include a park and portage. “This project is really about restoration and modernization,” said Frank Belerique, vice-president of Swift River Energy Ltd., in a media release. […]

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Peter Sutherland Sr. Generating Station on New Post Creek Completed

The Peter Sutherland Sr. Generating Station (GS) on New Post Creek is now generating clean, reliable, low-cost electricity. The project, which is a partnership between Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Coral Rapids Power, a company wholly owned by Taykwa Tagamou Nation (TTN), was completed safely, ahead of schedule and on budget. Read more… […]

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