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The AMC applies to the Supreme Court of Canada to challenge Manitoba Hydro’s First Nation on-reserve rate hike

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is expressing vehement opposition to the Manitoba Hydro Electric Board’s (Manitoba Hydro) recent rate increase to First Nation citizens on reserve, and has thus applied for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) as called for and approved by the AMC’s […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202024 Views

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Fisher River Cree Nation unveils Manitoba’s biggest solar farm, a source of Bullfrog Power’s green energy

FISHER RIVER CREE NATION, MB, Aug. 19, 2020  – Fisher River Cree Nation has launched the biggest solar project in Manitoba. The 1-megawatt facility has almost 3,000 solar panels and was built entirely by Indigenous employees. The project’s focus is to generate revenue for the community and inspire other First Nations to pursue renewable energy […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 202073 Views

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The First Nation solar farm generating power and making history – CTV News

April 16, 2020 WINNIPEG — A seven acre solar power farm in Manitoba is officially up and running in Fisher River Cree Nation. The first nation says it’s the largest in the province, and the first Indigenous-owned utility scale solar farm in Canada. Fisher River Cree Nation Chief David Crate said the development of the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202076 Views

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Re-envisioning an Energy Strategy for Manitoba: Winnipeg workshop on March 10

Feb 6, 2020 An interactive workshop on energy is being held in Winnipeg on March 10, 2020, at the University of Winnipeg. This free event is for consumers, researchers, energy providers, entrepreneurs, decision-makers, and anyone who is interested in the future of energy use in Manitoba. All are welcome. Registration is required. For more info […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 2020132 Views

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Manitoba slams lack of detail on Indigenous child-welfare overhaul plan – National Post

WINNIPEG — Canada is only six weeks away from one of the largest-ever reforms to the Indigenous child-welfare system and Ottawa has not shared information about how it will be implemented or funded, Manitoba’s families minister says. “This is not the way to bring about reforms in such an important area as this that will […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 2019103 Views

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UWinnipeg hosts a reflections on hydropower conference

The international conference Ki Ta Ski Naw, Our Land – Reflections on Hydropower and Energy Justice will be held at The University of Winnipeg from November 8 – 10, 2019. Hydropower has emerged as an important source of energy around the globe over the last 50 years. In Canada, it has come to play a significant role […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 2019100 Views

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Manitoba’s solar panel rebate program sidelined until 2022 – CBC

Efficiency Manitoba says it needs its first 2 years to research, plan a long-term incentive for solar panels Oct 29, 2019 An incentive program that jolted Manitoba’s solar energy sector will return, but not until 2022 — which is too long, says one installer, to leave customers waiting to plug into a new provincial rebate […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 2019118 Views

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Manitoba’s new ‘utility scale’ solar farm aims to spark First Nations interest in green energy – CBC

First Nation’s sun-powered project to generate electricity, revenue, expertise for the community Jun 20, 2019 This story is part of a CBC News series entitled In Our Backyard, which looks at the effects climate change is having in Canada, from extreme weather events to how it’s reshaping our economy. Fisher River Cree Nation will soon […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 2019184 Views

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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, 2019238 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, 2018213 Views

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