Opiikapawiin Services LP was established by a partnership of 24 First Nations in Northwestern Ontario. The 24 First Nations Partnership is also majority owner in Wataynikaneyap Power, a transmission company building 1800km of new transmission lines to connect remote First Nations communities to the provincial power grid. Opiikapawiin Services is primarily responsible for administering projects and programs for Wataynikaneyap Power relating to community engagement, community readiness, education & training, business readiness, stakeholder engagement, communications, and capacity building. Opiikapawiin Services will also support the First Nations Partnership in the management of its investment in Wataynikaneyap Power, which includes raising equity for the First Nations interest in the transmission project.
For more information regarding the Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project visit www.wataypower.ca