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Federal government puts up $10M for clean energy projects for Sask. First Nations – CBC

Jul 12, 2022

5 Indigenous-led projects to benefit

Five Indigenous-led initiatives, each of which will support renewable energy or help communities reach energy security, have been given boosts by the federal government.

Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources John Wilkinson announced Monday that $10 million would be dedicated to five projects in Saskatchewan.

Among those to benefit are the Meadow Lake Tribal Council, Mee-Toos Forest Products of the Peter Ballantyne Group of Companies, the First Nations Power Authority of Saskatchewan and the University of Saskatchewan.

Mee-Toos Forest Products will receive $2 million to replace heating systems at two schools, one in Pelican Narrows and one in Deschambault Lake, reducing fossil fuel usage in those buildings by roughly 90 per cent, a news release from the federal government said.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/federal-government-10-million-first-nations-clean-energy-projects-1.6518501

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