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UCN Thompson to Host SSHRC-Funded Research Group Studying the Impacts of Hydropower in MB

Sylvia McAdam, co-founder of the Idle No More movement to provide keynote address. Winnipeg, Manitoba – MAY 11, 2018 – On May 15th, Wa Ni Ska Tan: An Alliance of Hydro-Impacted Communities will be meeting in Thompson for their annual Spring Research Gathering. Wa Ni Ska Tan is a cross-regional research alliance focusing on the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 201814 Views

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Manitoba Hydro Electricity Rates – Notice of Decision

The Manitoba Public Utilities Board (PUB) approved a 3.6% average increase to Manitoba Hydro electricity rates for 2018/2019, effective June 1, 2018. PUB remains concerned about bill affordability for Manitoba consumers, therefore recommends the Province assume responsibility for the development of bill affordability programs to assist lower-income customers. PUB recommends that a portion of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201825 Views

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NEB Hearing for Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project

January 17, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) will conduct a public hearing for Manitoba Hydro’s Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project. Indigenous peoples, members of the public and other stakeholders who may be impacted by the project must apply to participate by 7 February 2018. Participant funding is available to cover expenses such as […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201845 Views

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The Public Utilities Board Hearing of Manitoba Hydro’s Proposed Electricity Rate Increases

The Manitoba Public Utilities Board (PUB) will hold a Public Hearing into Manitoba Hydro’s proposed electricity rate increases. Hearing starts: December 4, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. (Please check the PUB’s website for the hearing schedule at http://www.pubmanitoba.ca) Hearing Location: 400 – 330 Portage Avenue (PUB office location) The hearing will be live-streamed from the following […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201750 Views

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Canadians Give Voice to a Vision for Canada’s Energy Future

October 12, 2017 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Natural Resources Canada Generation Energy has helped launch Canada on its way to a stronger economy, healthier communities and a more sustainable future for generations to come. More than 600 top experts, industry representatives, traditional and emerging energy sectors, and Indigenous and community leaders from across the country […]

by pmnationtalk on October 13, 2017103 Views

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Hydro seeks annual rate hike of 7.9% until 2024 – Winnipeg Free Press

Manitoba Hydro is taking a “pay me now or pay me later” approach with its provincial regulator as it seeks to meet its financial targets. In a letter to the Public Utilities Board last week, Hydro said it will now require annual consumer electrical rate increases of 7.9 per cent until 2023-2024 — two more […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201784 Views

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Call for Expressions of Interest for Next-Generation Clean Energy Infrastructure Projects – Electricenergyonline.com

Aug 8, 2017 Investing in next generation clean energy infrastructure and technologies will advance Canada’s efforts to build a clean economy, create well-paying jobs for middle-class Canadians and help us reach our climate change goals. Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, announced a call for expressions of interest for funding aimed at […]

by pmnationtalk on August 8, 201775 Views

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Manitoba Selects Constitutional Law Expert for Legal Opinion on Carbon Pricing

August 3, 2017 The Manitoba government has asked Dr. Bryan Schwartz (S.J.D., LL.M, LL.B), a constitutional law expert at the University of Manitoba, to provide a legal opinion on the federal government’s authority to implement a carbon pricing regime in Manitoba, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “Dr. Schwartz is a well-known Manitoban expert on […]

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 201766 Views

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Notice of Decision: Manitoba Hydro Application for 7.9% Interim Rate Increase Effective August 1, 2017

July 31, 2017 NOTICE OF DECISION The Public Utilities Board (Board) approved a 3.36% interim rate increase in Manitoba Hydro’s billed rates effective August 1, 2017. Manitoba Hydro had asked for a 7.9% interim rate increase. All revenue from the rate increase will flow to the established Bipole III deferral account. This deferral account will […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201775 Views

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Minister Carr Calls on Canadians to Join Generation Energy and Share Their Ideas for Canada’s Energy Future

April 21, 2017     Winnipeg        Natural Resources Canada Energy plays an important role in the daily lives of Canadians. It powers our homes, keeps us connected and takes us where we want to go. The way we deliver and consume energy in Canada will evolve as the world works to address climate change while responsibly meeting […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201792 Views

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