A lot of you are asking, “What can we do to help?” and often the answer to that question starts with simply learning more about where your electricity comes from, but right now a letter supporting the Open Letter from O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation and Tataskweyak Cree Nation and asking them to refuse the Augmented Flow Program renewal will show our government officials that Manitoba really cares about this. Here’s what you will have to do: Copy the text below and paste into an email from you. (feel completely free to add your own words and make it personal!) Dear Madam/Sir, … Continue reading Support the Open Letter – Send one of your own!
From Jan 6, 2016 Winnipeg Free Press Hydro’s outlook still unsettled By Will Braun Winnipeg Free Press, Jan 6, 2016 The provincial government has weathered the major storms of scrutiny created by its Manitoba Hydro-related decisions in recent years, but it still faces three awkward dilemmas in 2016. First, a survey of the current situation. Despite sustained opposition to the $4.6-billion Bipole III transmission project, the government wavered not. And by the time the April election is done, Hydro will have spent about $2 billion on the project, so even if there is a change in government, a change … Continue reading Free Press opinion piece