Upper Canada Transmission, Inc. operating as NextBridge Infrastructure is asking the Ontario Energy Board for permission to expropriate interests in certain lands to construct and operate a new double circuit 230 kilovolt overhead electricity transmission line between Thunder Bay and Wawa in northwestern Ontario (EastWest Tie Project).
Upper Canada Transmission, Inc. requires several permanent and temporary easement agreements for the construction and operation of the East-West Tie Project and states that it has been unable to reach negotiated agreements in respect of 23 parcels of land along the route of the transmission line.
Upper Canada Transmission, Inc. has identified you as an owner or encumbrancer of the lands over which it is seeking approval to expropriate an interest. A copy of the property description, survey and aerial map showing the lands for which Upper Canada Transmission Inc. is seeking expropriation is attached to this notice.
Upper Canada Transmission, Inc.’s application is about the expropriation of certain specific lands only. It is not about compensation.
Under a separate Decision and Order, dated February 11, 2019, the Ontario Energy Board granted Upper Canada Transmission, Inc. leave to construct the East-West Tie Project.