Deal struck between 4 First Nations and Manitoba Hydro to end blockades

An agreement has been reached between four First Nations and Manitoba Hydro after blockades were set up at the Keeyask Generating Station out of fears of spreading COVID-19, according to Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO).The advocacy organization MKO says a partnership...

Keeyask project moved into ‘care and maintenance’ mode as Manitoba Hydro shift change delayed

Manitoba Hydro has delayed a shift change for its workers and has moved the Keeyask project into “care and maintenance status” as a blockade continues in the area.The blockade went up last Friday at an entrance to the site over...

Indigenous group continues blockade over COVID 19 concerns in northern Manitoba

Members of northern Manitoba First Nations who are worried about the spread of COVID-19 say they will maintain blockades set up at the entrance to a hydroelectric construction site despite a court injunction.“Is life more important than a job? If...

Manitoba Premier defends cuts to public service, crown corporations during COVID-19

May 12 2020 5:56pm Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is defending layoffs coming for hundreds of public service and crown corporation employees amid coronavirus, Global’s Brittany Greenslade reports. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=...

Manitoba Hydro laying off hundreds of employees in $11M cost saving measure

Hundreds of Manitoba Hydro employees will be receiving pink slips starting this week to help with cost saving measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.Approximately 600 to 700 employees will be temporarily laid off for the next four months.“As requested by the...

Pole fires bring down power for 3,000 Winnipeg customers

Posted March 25, 2020 8:13 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ About 3,000 customers were without power Wednesday morning in west Winnipeg.At about 10 p.m. Tuesday, crews responded to outages in...

Manitoba Hydro scaling back work, cancelling travel at Keeyask site to fight COVID-19 spread

Manitoba Hydro is scaling back work and suspending travel to one of its biggest sites in the province, in an effort to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.Hydro announced they will suspend all operations of the Keeyask project construction site...

Manitoba government had right to cancel Metis benefits deal, judge rules

By The Canadian Press Posted March 17, 2020 11:38 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Manitoba judge has ruled the provincial government was within its rights to cancel a $67-million...

Federal funding to help construct Manitoba-Saskatchewan power line

The federal government is stepping in to help Manitoba Hydro build a new transmission line to the Saskatchewan boundary.On Monday, the feds pledged $18.7 million in funding to help the project go forward.The 46-kilometre line from the Birtle South Station...

Manitoba Hydro customers targeted by scammers

Posted February 20, 2020 3:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Winnipeg police are warning about a phone scam targeting Manitoba Hydro customers.Police say a number of people have reported getting...
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