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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FONOM Joins Ontario Communities Proclaiming Waterpower Day

        Value of Waterpower Recognized in Northern Ontario For immediate release (July 29, 2019 – Sudbury, Ontario) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) and the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) are pleased to announce the support of northern municipalities in celebrating “Waterpower Day” in Ontario. The inaugural event was held on June […]

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Fenelon Falls Facility Tour – City of Kawartha Lakes Doors Open – September 8, 2019

Tour Inside the Fenelon Falls Generating Station Open to Everyone! Every year, Doors Open Ontario attracts large crowds across Ontario. From April to October, residents and visitors are invited to discover first-hand Ontario’s hidden heritage treasures, some of which have never been open to the public. For over a century, Canadians have relied on the […]

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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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