Manitoba Clean Environment Commission (CEC) hearings on the proposed Manitoba Hydro Bipole III transmission project were held in Gillam, Manitoba on October 10 & 11.
View October 10 & 11, 2012 Transcript of CEC Bipole III Hearings in Gillam (PDF)
October 10, 2012
Julyda Lagimodiere, the Vice President of the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) Thompson Region made a presentation on the evening of October 10, 2012.
View October 10, 2012 Julyda Lagimodiere speaking notes (PDF)
View Map of MMF regions presented by Julyda Lagimodiere (PDF)
View letters from MMF President David Chartrand to Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger and MMF Council Jason Madden to Manitoba Conservation on lack of Consultation with Metis in respect to hydro projects presented by Julyda Lagimodiere
October 11, 2012
Manitoba Hydro provided an overview presentation of the project on the morning of October 11, 2012.
View October 11, 2012 Manitoba Hydro Bipole III Gillam Roadshow presentation (PDF)
Followed by another Manitoba Hydro presentation on the Crown Corporation's trapper compensation policy.
View October 11, 2012 Manitoba Hydro Trapper Compensation presentation (PDF)
This was then followed by a presentation in the afternoon by several members from Fox Lake Cree Nation.
View October 11, 2012 Karen Anderson presentation (PDF)
View Fox Lake Cree Nation Traditional Knowledge Map (PDF)
The third week of hearings has also been held in Thompson on October 15 & 16, and The Pas October 17 & 18. Updates from hearings in Thompson & The Pas were not yet available as of October 19, 2012.
Week 4 and Beyond...
Next hearings move to Dauphin October 22, 2012, Portage October 24, 2012, Niverville October 26, 2012, before returning to Winnipeg October 29th for the duration of hearings. The tentative end date for hearings in Winnipeg is November 26, 2012.
View Manitoba Clean Environment Commission (CEC) Bipole III Hearings page
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