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WELCOME

Gwayakocchigewin LP is a First Nation partnership owned by:

The sole mission of Gwayakocchigewin, is to partner in the development of the Waasigan Transmission Line on the basis of meaningful protection and economic accommodation, including long term, sustainable socio-economic benefits, business, training and employment opportunities within its homelands.

Each member First Nation is represented by a:

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Board Member

She/He leads the overall business and direction of GLP. At this stage in the project development, the Board of Director’s responsibilities are focused on assisting, supporting the legal negotiation of the Hydro One and GLP Term Sheet, Definitive Documentation and Economic Accommodation. They are also working very closely with the Protection Committee in the development, approval of the Environmental Assessment.

Protection Committee Member

She/He is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the First Nation’s participation in all components of the Environmental Assessment. This includes traditional knowledge and land use studies, archeology, value and rights impact Assessments, environmental, social and cultural mitigation measures, etc.

Community Engagement Coordinator

She/He is responsible for serving as a primary liaison between Hydro One, GLP and their First Nation. This includes information sharing and supporting the coordination of local community engagement related to the advancement of the Project, environmental assessment, training, employment and contracting initiatives.

Guiding Principles

GLP recognizes the importance of the following to its 8 partner
First Nations:

Ownership and control over development in their homelands

Meaningful consultation and accommodation for impacted lands

Sharing of benefits

Employment, training, and business opportunities

Environmental protection and monitoring

Traditional knowledge, land use, and cultural awareness

Trust and relationship building with Hydro One

Reconciliation and the need to address “Other Matters” with Hydro One and the Crown

OUR MISSION

Gwayakocchigewin’s mission is to partner with Hydro One on the development of the Waasigan Project in order to maximize long term, sustainable socio-economic benefits, training, and employment opportunities for its partner First Nations”

PARTNERSHIP

DEVELOPMENT

CAPACITY BUILDING

KNOWLEDGE

Gwayakocchigewin Limited Partnership

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