North Vista is a project MANAGEMENT and Consulting Company specializing in Energy, infrastructure, and indigenous projects in northwestern Ontario.
Ontario’s north is vital to the province’s economy. Efficient, modern and reliable energy planning and infrastructure is critical for the region. Located in Thunder Bay, North Vista Advisors bring a unique combination of local knowledge and industry expertise to address complex energy and development challenges.
North Vista helped establish and remains an advisor to Wataynikaneyap Power, a partnership between 22 First Nation communities and FortisOntario. Wataynikaneyap Power is a First Nation led company developing 1800km of new transmission lines to connect remote First Nation communities in northwestern ontario currently served by diesel generation. The first stage (to Pikangikum) is currently under construction, while the remainder of the $1.6 billion project is expected to begin construction in 2019.
North Vista’s team worked with Goldcorp Red Lake Goldmines, the Municipality of Red Lake, Union Gas, and the federal/provincial government to develop the Red Lake Gas Pipeline Project. The two-phase project consisted of over 104km of 8, 4, and 2-inch pipeline to provide natural gas service to Goldcorp’s Red Lake gold mines, as well as the businesses and residents of the Municipality of Red Lake.
North Vista helped establish and remains a key advisor to Opiikapawiin Services LP (OSLP), owned by a partnership of 22 First Nation communities. OSLP specializes in indigenous engagement, indigenous participation, and project development. OSLP is currently supporting the First Nation partnership in the management of its investment in Wataynikaneyap Power, which includes raising equity for the First Nations interest in the transmission project.