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City of Saskatoon awarded for commitment to indigenous partnerships on hydro station partnership

21.11.2017


The City of Saskatoon’s power utility, Saskatoon Light & Power (SL&P), has been recognized by the Canadian Electricity Association with the national Award for Leadership in External Collaboration and Partnerships. The award recognized SL&P’s commitment to external collaboration and partnerships with Indigenous Peoples, local communities, and other stakeholders.

The award was presented by City of Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark at the City Council meeting on November 20, 2017. Nathan Ziegler, SL&P Sustainable Electricity Engineer, accepted the award on SL&P's behalf. He was joined by Saskatoon Tribal Council Tribal Chief Mark Arcand who was representing the partnership between the City and STC to develop a hydropower station at the location of the Saskatoon Weir.

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