Proven partnership: Relationship with Indigenous communities vital to NextBridge winning East-West Tie (3 photos) – Tbnewswatch.com

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 2019103 Views

Province had last week issued an order in council directing the Ontario Energy Board to designate NextBridge as successful proponent for North Shore transmission project.

THUNDER BAY – The long-cultivated relationship developed with Indigenous communities helped light the way for the decision to choose NextBridge to build its North Shore transmission line.

The province last week issued an order in council directing the Ontario Energy Board to designate NextBridge as the successful proponent to build the East-West Tie, a nearly 450-kilometre line between the Wawa and Lakehead transfer stations.

Despite being initially selected as the proponent in 2013, the project was reopened when estimated costs nearly doubled over the following four years. That led Hydro One to launch a late challenge, attempting to take control of the project last year.

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