Waterpower Industry Applauds Government’s Reduction of Regulatory Burden

Elimination of Overlap and Duplication Will Incent New Investment October 28, 2019 – Peterborough – The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is extremely pleased with the provincial government’s inclusion of a key amendment to the Ontario Water Resources Act as part  of the “Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2019”, introduced today in the legislature.  […]

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Made in Ontario Waterpower Key to Economic, Environmental Leadership

Minister Yurek Signals Sustained Red Tape Reduction Efforts October 22, 2019 – Niagara on the Lake – The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is extremely pleased with the provincial government’s continued focus on eliminating unnecessary regulatory burden and costs in the waterpower industry, as clearly articulated by the Honourable Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation […]

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The Regional Municipality of Niagara Hosts an Abundance of Waterpower

By Stephanie Landers, Manager Community Relations and Public Outreach, Ontario Waterpower Association The Regional Municipality of Niagara (Niagara Region) is located in Southern Ontario, Canada and lies on the west side of the Niagara River, between lakes Ontario and Erie. The Niagara Region is made up of 12 municipalities and is part of the southern […]

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Member Value: Making Member Connections

By: Janelle Bates, Director, Membership Relations and Events, Ontario Waterpower Association Earlier this year the OWA launched its new member software, the Member Hub. The Hub provides for tremendous marketing and networking opportunities and allows members to directly control their membership information. There are three main features that make up the Member Hub: an online Member […]

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Sustaining Ontario’s Waterpower Advantage

By: Paul Norris, President, Ontario Waterpower Association Following more than two years of stakeholder engagement, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) announced on July 16, 2019 its decision of stop further work on the current High Level Design (HLD) for the Incremental Capacity Auction. The IESO cited as rationale the belief that Ontario’s near term limited […]

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