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Posted: Sep 06, 2022
Chief Peter Collins previously announced his resignation effective Sept. 18
After three decades in politics, the chief of Fort William First Nation is resigning to work in the energy industry.
Chief Peter Collins will become the inaugural chief executive officer of Chi Mino Ozhitoowin (CMO), effective September 19.
CMO is the new sister company of Gwayakocchigewin Limited Partnership, the company owned by eight First Nations who signed an electricity infrastructure agreement with Hydro One in May.
“In his role as Chief of Fort William First Nation, Peter accomplished many social and economic development initiatives, and was instrumental in organizing First Nations participation on the East- West Tie transmission line,” a release from CMO reads.
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