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Manitoba PCs say past comments by new Hydro adviser show support for tax hikes

May 15, 2024. CBC News

 

Lake Winnipeg at lowest level for early May in 35 years, potentially slowing Hydro's revenue stream

May 10, 2024. Bartley Kives in CBC News

 

Canada Imports More Power Than It Exports as Drought Hits Hydropower

May 3, 2024. The Canadian Press with files from The Energy Mix.

 

Time to get serious about energy transition

Apr. 9, 2024. Shaun Loney in Winnipeg Free Press

 

The demand for power might make one of Canada’s cleanest grids dirtier

March 28, 2024. Julia-Simone Rutgers in The Narwhal

 

Manitoba slams door on Hydro subsidiary privatization

Mar. 13, 2024. Danielle Da Silva in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Sounding the Hydro alarm

Mar. 7, 2024. Edward Kennedy in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Hydro Power’s Conundrum: Rising Demand in a Drier Climate

Mar 4, 2024. Andrew Nikiforuk in The Tyee

 

A better power choice

Feb. 29, 2024. Curt Hull and Ed Lohrenz in Winnipeg Free Press

 

A little less political meddling part of Hydro solution

Feb. 26, 2024. Dan Lett in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Public ownership means government involvement, not interference

Feb. 23, 2024. Tom Brodbeck in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Sparks fly over Hydro CEO firing

Feb. 22, 2024. Danielle Da Silva in Winnipeg Free Press

 

More red ink at Manitoba Hydro as need for new power generation looms

Feb. 22, 2024.  Steve Lambert in The Canadian Press

 

Kinew dismisses warnings about looming capacity crunch at Manitoba Hydro

Feb 22, 2024. Bartley Kives in CBC News

 

Manitoba Hydro's Jenpeg station offline for 9 days and counting

Feb 21, 2024. CBC News

 

Manitoba Hydro parts ways with CEO Jay Grewal

Feb 13, 2024. Cole Fortner in CityNews

 

Manitoba Hydro punts CEO 2 weeks after criticism from NDP minister

Feb 13, 2024. Bartley Kives in CBC News

 

Hydro boss fired as Crown utility seeks ‘fresh perspective’

Feb 13, 2024. Danielle Da Silva in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Minister’s rebuke suggests leadership change in the wind at Hydro

Feb. 2, 2024. Dan Lett in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Is Hydro’s answer blowing in the wind?

Feb. 1, 2024. Editorial in Brandon Sun

 

NDP pulls plug on Hydro CEO’s vision to pursue more private power projects

Jan. 31, 2024. Danielle Da Silva in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Manitoba Hydro may need new sources of power by 2029

Jan 30, 2024. Ian Froese in CBC News

 

'Historic' drought forcing hydro-rich B.C., Manitoba to import electricity

Jan 29, 2024. Amanda Stephenson in The Canadian Press

 

Energy scare shows cold, hard realities

Jan. 16, 2024. Editorial in Brandon Sun

 

The provinces need to play ball with each other on electricity

Jan 8, 2024. Kelly Cryderman in The Globe and Mail

 

The time has come for a serious conversation about Manitoba's electricity needs

Dec 23, 2023. Bartley Kives in CBC News

 

Hydro and drought – a litany of excuses

Dec. 13, 2023. Tim Sale in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Tataskweyak Cree Nation to get $40M water pipeline after 6 years under boil water advisory

Dec 12, 2023. Ozten Shebahkeget in CBC News

 

Manitoba Hydro dams caused decades of harm to Mathias Colomb Cree Nation, lawsuit alleges

Dec 06, 2023. Ozten Shebahkeget in CBC News

 

First Nation sues province, Manitoba Hydro over dams

Dec. 5, 2023. Kevin Rollason in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Hydro needs a visionary jolt

Dec. 5, 2023. Jesse Hajer in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Provincial government brings in new board at Crown-owned Manitoba Hydro

Dec 04, 2023. The Canadian Press

 

NDP government replaces Manitoba Hydro board weeks after deficit disclosure

Dec 04, 2023. Bartley Kives in CBC News

 

First Nation buys former Hydro HQ on Taylor Avenue

Dec. 1, 2023. Winnipeg Free Press Staff

 

Hydro rate freeze failure

Nov. 29, 2023. Editorial in Winnipeg Free Press

 

New federal water legislation aims to do better on Indigenous rights

Nov 24, 2023. Christopher Read in APTN News 

 

Promised Manitoba Hydro rate freeze might be delayed as deficit at utility looms: minister

Nov 24, 2023. The Canadian Press in CBC News

 

Police probing alleged information leak by Hydro employee

Nov. 20, 2023. Danielle Da Silva in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Alberta’s loss, our gain?

Nov. 14, 2023. Deveryn Ross in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Freeland, Kinew sidestep carbon tax questions as they share podium to announce Hydro projects

Nov 09, 2023. Bartley Kives in CBC News

 

Clean energy experts question Kinew government's enthusiasm for hydrogen as Manitoba energy solution

Nov 09, 2023. Bartley Kives in CBC News

 

Kinew makes it explicit, asks Ottawa to remove carbon tax from natural gas home heating

Nov 06, 2023.  Bartley Kives in CBC News

 

Another drought has Manitoba Hydro firing up Brandon natural gas plant early

Nov 04, 2023. Bartley Kives in CBC News

 

NDP remains committed to freezing electricity rates

Nov. 3, 2023. Danielle Da Silva in Winnipeg Free Press

 

NDP government allows Manitoba Hydro to deal directly with Indigenous nations again

Oct 31, 2023. Bartley Kives in CBC News

 

Manitoba government says efficiency will free up hydroelectric capacity

Oct. 31, 2023. Steve Lambert in The Canadian Press

 

Hydrogen production could be key to province’s energy future, Kinew says

Oct. 30, 2023. Danielle Da Silva in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Kinew tells cabinet to try to make Manitoba Hydro 100% green by 2035, province emissions-free by 2050

Oct 28, 2023. Bartley Kives in CBC News

 

Winnipeg mayor's inner circle rejects call for further name change of Bishop Grandin section

Oct 17, 2023. Cameron McLean in CBC News

 

Hydro CEO supplements $515-K pay with $250K in cash, shares to sit on U.S. board, committees

Oct. 18, 2023. Carol Sanders in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Norah Wasacase speaks about indigenous tradition and history

Oct 12, 2023. Josh Bugera in SaskToday 

 

Winnipeg doctor, outgoing Morden mayor named to Wab Kinew's transition team

Oct 06, 2023. CBC News

 

Manitoba government reports $270M surplus in final days of election campaign

Sep 29, 2023. Canadian Press

 

Confidential briefing note warns Manitoba Hydro can't service new 'energy intensive' customers

Sep 29, 2023. Bartley Kives in CBC News

 

City real estate a leader in climate change resiliency: report

Sep. 7, 2023. Gabrielle Piche in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Rising hydro rates worry consumers

Aug. 31, 2023. Abiola Odutola in Brandon Sun

 

PUB approves Hydro rate increase, but smaller than requested

Aug 24, 2023. Kevin Hirschfield in Global News

 

Provincial government ignores electricity advice

Aug 23, 2023. Tim Sale in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Manitoba Hydro’s first-ever Integrated Resource Plan predicts swift, significant increase in electrical demand

Aug 23, 2023. Corwyn Friesen in mySteinbach

 

NDP commits to freezing electricity rates for 1 year

Aug 22, 2023. CBC News

 

Tories choose politics over science, sound economic policy

Aug. 18, 2023. Dan Lett in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Hydro fairy tales and lullabies

Aug. 9, 2023. Dudley Thompson in Winnipeg Free Press

 

A path towards privatizing Hydro?

Aug. 8, 2023. Deveryn Ross in Winnipeg Free Press

 

‘Justice has prevailed’: Métis sign $120-M deal with Hydro

Aug. 3, 2023. Danielle Da Silva in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Manitoba Métis, Hydro reaffirm partnership with new 50-year, $120M deal

Aug 03, 2023. Rachel Ferstl in CBC News

 

Manitoba's electrical demand could double in next 20 years: report

Aug. 3, 2023. Kayla Rosen in CTV News.

 

Manitoba Hydro expects electricity demand to double over next two decades

August 2, 2023. Matthew McClearn in The Globe and Mail. 

 

Manitoba NDP commit to ban surge pricing on hydro rates

Jul 31, 2023. Ryan Stelter in Winnipeg Sun

 

Manitoba plans to use wind power to double or triple energy-generating capacity over next 2 decades

Jul 28, 2023. Bartley Kives in CBC News

 

Manitoba Hydro ‘not for sale’ premier says with launch of energy roadmap

July 28, 2023. Talha Hashmani in Global News.

 

Manitoba Hydro dealing with 'major outage' in northern areas of province

Jul 23, 2023. CBC News

 

Manitoba Hydro workers reach tentative agreement, halt strike action

Jul 19, 2023. CBC News

 

Manitoba Hydro workers issue walk out notice if no deal can be reached

Jul 17, 2023. Ryan Stelter in Winnipeg Sun

 

Hydro closes Keeyask generating station after huge ‘peat island’ floats into it

Jul. 5, 2023. Carol Sanders in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Manitoba Hydro workers begin job action after failed contract talks

June 30, 2023. Rachel Ferstl in CBC News

 

Manitoba Hydro workers threaten another strike 2 years after last labour dispute

June 28, 2023. Ian Froese in CBC News

 

How Manitoba Hydro pushed families from their homes

June 7, 2023. Denée Rudder in The Resolve

 

Hydro fined $65K after worker burned

June 2, 2023. Geena Mortfield in Brandon Sun

 

O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation sues Manitoba Hydro for ‘years of harm’

May 26, 2023. Leanne Sanders in APTN.

 

First Nation files suit against Hydro over river diversion

May 24, 2023. Erik Pindera in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Consumers group slams proposed Hydro rate hikes

May 15, 2023. Danielle Da Silva in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Consumers Coalition raising concerns over Hydro rate hikes

May 14, 2023. Glen Dawkins in Winnipeg Sun

 

Manitoba Hydro asking for rate increase, criticized for excessive spending

May 12, 2023. Global News

 

'Risk of a breakdown': Manitoba Hydro tackling the threat of zebra mussels

May 9, 2023. Charles Lefebvre in CTV News.

 

Expanding rural internet, cell access on hold as Xplore, Manitoba Hydro squabble over money

Apr 27, 2023. Ian Froese in CBC News.

 

Crown corporations and blurred accountability

Apr. 22, 2023. Paul G. Thomas in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Manitoba’s future is electric

Apr. 18, 2023. Scott Forbes in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Time to hold Manitoba Hydro to account

Apr. 13, 2023. Written by members and volunteers with the Hydro Accountability Board.

 

Why Tataskweyak Cree Nation is taking the province to court

April 11, 2023. Taylor Brock in CTV 

 

Erosion at Norway House

Mar. 19, 2023. Jill Macyshon for CTV News



Manitoba Hydro took nearly 2 hours to stop gas leak after pipeline hit by tractor in 2021: safety board

Mar 16, 2023. Bryce Hoye in CBC

 

Community groups merge to better ‘hold Manitoba Hydro accountable’

Mar 03, 2023. Dave Baxter in Winnipeg Sun

 

Tackle ‘fossilflation’ with local clean energy

Feb. 24, 2023. Hannah Muhajarine in Winnipeg Free Press

 

More solar power for Winnipeg

Jan. 25, 2023. Michele Kading in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Manitoba government action supports debt reduction, enhanced affordability at Manitoba Hydro

Jan 1, 2023. Corwyn Friesen in mySteinbach

 

Manitoba deficit set to shrink as economy and Crown energy utility rebound

Dec 20, 2022. Steve Lambert in The Canadian Press

 

Ojibway chief shocked to learn her First Nation in Ontario pays U.S. price for Manitoba power

Dec 20, 2022. Logan Turner in CBC

 

Manitoba Hydro updates its General Rate Application with Public Utilities Board

December 17, 2022. Corwyn Friesen in mySteinbach

 

Fox Lake's promised land

Nov. 26, 2022. Andrew Wildes in CBC

 

Industrial electricity consumers slam provincial Hydro bill

Oct. 12, 2022. Danielle Da Silva in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Manitoba PC Hydro Bill a ‘Brazen Act of Censorship’, Critics Warn

October 12, 2022. Emily Leedham in PressProgress 

 

Hydro, PUB bill draws public fire

Oct. 7, 2022. Danielle Da Silva in Winnipeg Free Press

 

In a landscape transformed by dams, young Fox Lake Cree Nation fishers, hunters work to preserve traditions

Sep 30, 2022. Andrew Wildes in CBC

 

NDP blasts possible bonus for Hydro boss

Sep 16, 2022. Ian Froese in CBC News

 

Manitoba Hydro natural gas workers end strike after reaching tentative deal

Aug. 15, 2022. Bryce Hunt in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Keeyask completion fails to generate excitement

Jul. 22, 2022. Danielle Da Silva in Winnipeg Free Press

 

Hydro VP earned $740K in 2021

Jul. 2, 2022. Danielle Da Silva in Winnipeg Free Press

 

The good, the bad, and the ugly of Keeyask

Jun. 24, 2022. Tom Brodbeck in Winnipeg Free Press

 

York Factory First Nation wants to update financial terms of Joint Keeyask Development Agreement between partner First Nations and Manitoba Hydro

Feb. 15, 2022. Ian Graham in Thompson Citizen.

 

York Factory First Nation: Media Release About the Joint Keeyask Development Agreement

Feb 11th, 2022.

 

An Early Warning from an Old Fish

Dec. 7, 2021. Steven Walker in Duck Tape Diaries.

 

'Catastrophic results': Low river and lake levels being viewed as a serious problem in Manitoba 

Nov. 08, 2021. Micheal D'Alimonte in CTV News Winnipeg.

 

First Nations want court to order judicial review of outlet projects in Manitoba

Nov. 08, 2021. Brittany Hobson in CBC News

 

Manitoba Hydro workers' strike ends as labour board set to resolve contract dispute

May 18, 2021. Ian Froese in CBC News

 

The pitfalls of short-circuited project reviews

January 10, 2018. Policy Options - by Mark Winfield

 

How Manitoba’s ‘green’ power dream became a nightmare of runaway costs

Apr 14, 2016. Graham Lane and Tom Adams in Financial Post 

 

Fighting for a fishery

Dec. 10, 2013. Steve Ducharme in Winnipeg Free Press