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April 12, 2021  

Pirtek plans expansion into Canada

Pirtek is expanding its brand presence into Canada, targeting at

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October 5, 2020  

Locweld awarded $50M contract for steel transmission towers

Destined for Hydro-Québec’s new 735 kV Micoua-Saguenay line.

News Energy General
June 22, 2020  

Work underway on OPG’s Calabogie clean power project

Constructed in 1917, the five-megawatt Calabogie Generating Station was extensively damaged by a tornado in 2018

News Energy General
May 13, 2020  

Electrifying Quebec’s economy will require natural gas: MEI

Research paper contends there’s not enough hydro capacity with power being used for heating.

News Energy General
April 29, 2020  

Ontario Energy Association calls for end to most hydro subsidies

Paper says most of the nearly $6 billion spent annually to cut electricity costs goes to customers who don’t need help.

News Energy Manufacturing General
January 31, 2020  

Ontario to spend $1.6B more to stabilize hydro rates: Phillips

The provincial government said last March it would continue to subsidize hydro rates and hold any increases to the rate of inflation

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October 15, 2019  

Unprecedented snowstorm leads to state of emergency in Manitoba

Utility is already sourcing transmission towers from its suppliers in Ontario.

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July 30, 2019  

Tahltan First Nation buys into $2.5B hydro project in BC

Will purchase a 5% stake in the Northwest British Columbia Hydro Electric Facilities.

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July 23, 2019  

Halt Muskrat Falls flooding, address methylmercury issue: Inuit leader

The toxicant formed as vegetation rots under water turns up in wild food sources used by local Indigenous communities.

News Government General
July 4, 2019  

UNESCO gives Canada new deadline to preserve Wood Buffalo National Park

Canada’s largest national park under threat from hydro development and oilsands projects.

News Energy General
July 4, 2019  

N.L. premier testifies at inquiry into controversial Muskrat Falls dam

Dwight Ball has panned the project as historic mistake.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
May 27, 2019  

Legault to electrify Quebec’s economy, reduce oil consumption

Will require massive investments, which could come from the government’s Green Fund and increased infrastructure spending.

News Minerals General
March 4, 2019  

Federal funds to kick start planning work on road to central Arctic tundra

The road could unlock the mineral wealth of Canada’s North.

News Energy Manufacturing General
January 14, 2019  

UN committee warns Canada that BC’s Site C dam may break deals

Agreement commits Canada to prevent development on Indigenous land without adequate consultation.

News Energy Production
December 17, 2018  

I didn’t question Muskrat Falls cost estimates, former premier tells inquiry

Kathy Dunderdale asserted “risk mitigation was a theme that moved through the whole discussion of the development of Muskrat Falls.”

News Energy Oil & Gas General
December 5, 2018  

B.C. climate change plan aims to build economy around renewable energy

The plan will require all new buildings to be net-zero energy ready by 2032.

News Energy General
October 1, 2018  

We can be ‘really proud’ of Muskrat Falls megaproject, former NL premier

Danny Williams championed Muskrat Falls as a form of energy independence from Quebec, before retiring from politics shortly after announcing the plan in 2010.

News Energy General
September 19, 2018  

Inquiry hears of Quebec-NL tensions over Churchill River energy

Expert says tense relationship between Newfoundland and Labrador and Quebec stems from the notoriously lopsided 1969 Churchill Falls deal.

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July 27, 2018  

Doug Ford’s energy shake up could cost Ontario

Moves send a clear signal Ontario may not be a stable location for major energy investments.

News Energy Manufacturing General
May 15, 2018  

Innergex acquires remaining interests in three BC hydro facilities

Picks up long-term electricity purchase agreements in place with BC Hydro for remaining periods of 32 to 39 years.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 25, 2018  

Ontario government understates deficit by billions: AG

Has not accurately reflected the true cost of its borrowing plan to cut hydro rates by 25%.

News Energy Manufacturing General
April 13, 2018  

OEB pulls plug on Hydro One Orillia Power Distribution deal

Not satisfied no harm assessment test requirement had been met.

Insight Energy Manufacturing General
September 5, 2017  

Ontarians pay a high price for ‘globally adjusted’ electricity

Years of government mismanagement of the power sector must be corrected

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April 14, 2017  

Ontario cuts hydro costs, but most manufacturers are left out

The plan to cut hydro rates by 25% shifts costs of up to $25 billion to future taxpayers.