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November 21, 2022
Toronto, ON – One year after announcing its first-ever Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is on track to meet 2022 goals, and remains committed to listening to and learning from Indigenous Nations, communities, businesses and other organizations.
“While we are proud of how far we have come on our journey, we acknowledge there is still much more we need to do. The RAP is a guide and a commitment to ensure our journey continues.”
Jennifer Tidmarsh, OPG Vice President, Indigenous Relations and Partnerships
First released in late 2021, OPG’s multi-year plan includes a number of goals aimed at meaningfully advancing reconciliation. Key to the plan is a pledge to grow OPG’s economic impact for Indigenous communities and businesses to $1 billion over 10 years.
While a great deal of work remains, one year after announcing its plan, OPG is on track to complete all of its 2022 goals, including:
Read the 2022 Reconciliation Action Plan update.
“OPG is cognizant that our operations have had an impact on Indigenous people and their lands, and we are determined to seek meaningful ways to demonstrate reconciliation, as we have through our RAP,” said Jennifer Tidmarsh, OPG Vice President, Indigenous Relations and Partnerships. “While we are proud of how far we have come on our journey, we acknowledge there is still much more we need to do. The RAP is a guide and a commitment to ensure our journey continues.”
“OPG continues to build mutual trust and respect with Indigenous peoples by strengthening partnerships and building on goals set out in their Reconciliation Action Plan,” said Tabatha Bull, President and CEO, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB). “Congratulations OPG on reaching your 2022 goals, setting a high standard, and for your commitment on maintaining gold-level certification in CCAB’s Progressive Aboriginal RelationsTM program.”
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