Study of Renewable Energy and Broadband Project for Nunavut Moves Forward with Support from Federal Government
Kivalliq Inuit Association Partners with Anbaric Development Partners to advance the Kivalliq Hydro-Fibre Link.
“Our region has long wanted a more reliable, efficient, less costly, and environmentally sound source of electricity and as such we support the efforts KIA is undertaking to advance this project forward.”
“We believe that all Nunavummiut should have the same right to a prosperous economic future as the rest of Canada. An extension of a power transmission line from Manitoba would provide the communities access to an environmentally-friendly, sustainable, and affordable source of energy while making the Kivalliq region more attractive to increased economic development and private investment.”
“The desire to replace the dependency on diesel power for heating and electricity has long been a major priority for the HBRRT (Hudson Bay Regional Round Table) … The Town of Churchill believes this project is in the national interest and will benefit Canada, Manitoba and all of Nunavut.”
“… this project could play a significant role in breaking the territory’s current total reliance on diesel energy and recommended that the government support major capital expenditures such as this that were aimed at improving the energy challenges of the North.”
“Manitoba Hydro produces clean, renewable hydroelectric power and establishing a new export market in Nunavut for Manitoba electricity needs further attention.”
“QEC wishes to express our support for the KivIA’s efforts to establish the viability of a hydro transmission line from Manitoba to Nunavut.”