Government invests in training for transmission line project – Tbnewswatch.com

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2018300 Views

The Ontario government invested $240,000 for recruiting and training First Nation members to work on East-West Tie Transmission Project.

THUNDER BAY – First Nations community members will be playing a leading role in the construction of a major project that will change the way power is transmitted along the northern shore of Lake Superior.

With the help of a $240,000 investment through the Ontario Indigenous Economic Development Fund, more than 240 members from area First Nations will receive specialized training for employment opportunities related to the East-West Tie Transmission Project and beyond.

Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, David Zimmer, made the announcement in Fort William First Nation on Monday.

Read More: https://www.tbnewswatch.com/local-news/government-invests-in-training-for-transmission-line-project-825718

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