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Wataynikaneyap Power Project named Clean50 Top Project

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Fort William First Nation, Ontario – Wataynikaneyap Power is pleased to announce that the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project has been chosen as a 2021 Clean50 Top Project award winner. Clean50 Top Projects are chosen annually based on their innovation, their ability to inform, and inspire other Canadians.
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Notice to Customers

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

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Community Involvement - 2018 Summary

Thursday, February 14, 2019

During 2018, FortisOntario and its subsidiaries donated over $94,000 to charitable and local initiatives within the communities it serves.

FortisOntario and its employees donated more than $65,000 to the United Way and its charities. This included internal campaigns and sponsorship of the United Way golf tournament in Niagara.

For the 18th year in a row, Canadian Niagara Power sponsored Port Colborne’s annual Canal Days. This event draws more than 300,000 people over the four-day festival to the City of Port Colborne.

On July 1, 2017 the new Wawa Goose Monument was officially unveiled to the public. Algoma Power committed to a multi-year donation totaling $40,000 to the project along with a matching campaign that totaled an additional $12,000.  2018 was the second year of the multi-year commitment.