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NAN Chiefs Energy Conference Presentations


First Nation Energy Visioning Video

NAN First Nations Energy Issues Overview - Deputy Grand Chief Les Louttit, Nishnawbe Aski Nation

Generating Long Term Energy Solutions for NWO - Keith Hobbs, Mayor, City of Thunder Bay & Peter Collins, Chief, Fort William First Nation

Energy Overview in Nishnawbe Aski Nation Territory - Edward Hoshizaki

A New Approach to Supporting Aboriginal Economic Development - Jennifer Cairnie, AANDC Head Quarter Lands and Economic Development

Ontario Region - Remote Off-Grid Energy - Sophie Radecki, Director Lands and Economic Development Ontario Region, AANDC

Progress on Energy Planning on Ontario - Joe Toneguzzo, Director Transmission Integration Ontario Power Authority


Independent Power Authorities Initiative - Brian Davy & Marlon Gasparatto, IPA Project Manager, Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund

Connecting Remote Communities to Create Sustainable Systems - Stephen Lindley, Vice President, Aboriginal and Northern Affairs, SNC-Lavalin Inc.

Renewable Energy Challenges and Opportunities in NAN Territory - Paul Norris, Ontario Waterpower Association

First Nations Engagement - The Wabun Tribal Council Experience - Jason Batise,  Economic Development & Technical Services Advisor, Wabun Tribal Council

Wawakapewin FN Solar Case Study - Ian Sinclair, Manager, Existing Building Services, Enermodal Engineering Limited

High Voltage Transmission - Merv McLeod, McLeod Wood Associates Inc.

Pikangikum First Nation Transmission Grid - Ed Hoshizaki

OPG’s Approach to Working with First Nations - Joe Heil, Director, First Nation and Métis Relations Ontario Power Generation

FNEI Conservation Program - Lucie Edwards, CEO, Five Nations Energy Inc.


A Success Story - Ed Chilton, Secretary/Treasurer, Five Nations Energy Inc.

Shoulderblade Falls Mini Hydroelectric Generating Station - Kevin Mann, Hydro One Remote Communities Inc.

Deer Lake First Nation Shoulderblade Falls Optimization - Ed Hoshizaki

First Nation Owned Wind Farm at M’Chigeeng First Nation - Cherie Brant, Williams and Shier Environmental Lawyers, LLP

Regulatory Process Panel - John Cyr, Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association

Renewable Energy on Crown Land - Ken Cain, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Regulatory Approvals Process for Energy Projects in Ontario, Doris Dumais, Ministry of the Environment


Ring of Fire Overview - Harvey Yesno, Ministry of Northern Development and Mines

Generating Sustainable Energy Solutions for NAN First Nations - Deputy Grand Chief Les Louttit, Nishnawbe Aski Nation

Creative Energy Solution in the Ring of Fire - Raymond Ferris, Matawa First Nations Management

Establishing a First Nation Owned Transmission Company - Frank Beardy, Margaret Kenequanash, Gerry McKay, Wataynnikaneyap Power

Discussion on Remote Community Connection Concepts - Joe Toneguzzo, Director Transmission Integration Ontario Power Authority