Posted on 12/10/2020 12:24 PM By Sari Maritzer
As part of the Electricity Distributors Association’s 2020 Webinar Series, we partnered with our platinum sponsor and member Hydro One on a December 7 event. The panel discussion highlighted Hydro One’s early successes and challenges with Indigenous procurement, while examining the role such procurement plays in supporting economic recovery in Ontario.
Hydro One panelists discussed their commitment to continuing to be a trusted partner and to maintaining relationships with Indigenous communities. They also identified the many facets of Hydro One’s ongoing partnership with Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), and the company’s efforts to offer robust procurement and business opportunities to some of the many remote Indigenous businesses.
In supporting economic opportunity in Indigenous communities, Hydro One has made it its mandate to secure contracts within those communities, building in part on the success of its annual Indigenous business fair and ongoing commun ...