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Manitoba Hydro to appeal order to create special First Nations rate – Global News

May 10, 2019 Manitoba Hydro will have an appeal hearing to argue against an order directing it to create a special rate class for Indigenous customers on reserves. The Public Utilities Board ordered the Crown corporation last year to create an “On Reserve First Nations” customer class. It had to freeze rates on reserves while […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201943 Views

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JWN’s top 10 oil and gas news stories of 2018 – JWN

Dec. 19, 2018 We’ve reached the last week in 2018 of daily oil and gas news publishing on jwnenergy.com. To say it has been a challenging year would be a gross understatement. It’s broadly recognized at this point that Canadian oil and gas is in nothing short of crisis. The lack of sufficient market access […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 201871 Views

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Government of Canada Helping Reduce Cost of Gas in Churchill, Manitoba

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada News release Federal funding will help the community manage increased cost due to ongoing rail line disruption July 20, 2018 – Churchill, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada The Government of Canada continues to demonstrate its commitment to the residents of Churchill through an investment of $129,000 to help reduce […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201869 Views

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AMC pleased with dismissal of Manitoba Hydro’s appeal of on-reserve rate freeze

Treaty One Territory, MB – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is extremely pleased that the Public Utilities Board (PUB) dismissed Manitoba Hydro’s attempt to overturn the new “First Nations On-Reserve” rate class and the rate freeze assigned to customers in that category. “The new rate freeze for First Nations people living on reserve is something that AMC fought for and that […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201880 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation Files Court Challenge against Pallister Government on Hydro Agreement

June 1, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) President David Chartrand, along with MMF legal counsel, are holding a press conference to detail the judicial review set to be filed in the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench on Monday, June 4. Date: Monday, June 4, 2018 Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Room 16, Manitoba […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 2018100 Views

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Metis want judicial review of government’s decision to quash Manitoba Hydro deal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 4, 2018  WINNIPEG _ The Manitoba Metis Federation has filed legal action against the provincial government over hydroelectric development. The federation is applying for a judicial review of the government’s decision to quash an agreement reached last year between the Metis and Manitoba Hydro. The deal would have seen the federation get […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201884 Views

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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, 2018126 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, 2018129 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, 2018109 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, 2017120 Views

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