Five Nations Energy, Hydro One ink new partnership

 By Amanda Rabski-McColl  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Indigenous communities have a new energy partner. Five Nations Energy Inc. and Hydro One have signed a partnership to increase economic development in energy for First Nations and Indigenous participation in energy sector projects. This includes planning, development, and building of future transmission line projects “We recognize that through partnership, we can do so much more, and we recognize that we want to change the perspective,” said Hydro One CEO David Lebeter. “So when a project goes ahead it leaves a lasting legacy for the people who live in that area, which is very different than how it’s been done in the past.” Five Nations Energy is Indigenous-owned and provides electricity through transmission lines from Moosonee to Fort Albany, Kashechewan, and Attawapiskat. It…

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