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Hydro One

Hydro One is Ontario’s largest electricity transmission and distribution service provider. We distribute electricity across Ontario to nearly 1.4 million predominantly rural customers, or approximately 26% of the total number of customers in Ontario.

We’re committed to developing and maintaining respectful and positive relationships with Indigenous communities across the province. Hydro One serves over 100 First Nations in Ontario. We provide distribution services to 88 First Nation communities and we manage transmission assets in 23 First Nation reserves through Hydro One Networks Inc. and we service an additional 17 First Nation communities in Northern Ontario through Hydro One Remotes Inc.

 

Hydro One Leonard S. (Tony) Mandamin Awards

The Honourable Justice Leonard S. Tony Mandamin is Anishinaabe and member of the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve on Manitoulin Island and he is the first Indigenous person in Ontario to receive a university degree in electrical engineering.

The Hydro One Leonard S. (Tony) Mandamin Awards are distributed annually to Indigenous students who are attending post-secondary institutions or training programs in Ontario with demonstrated financial need for contribution to education costs. Preference is given to students studying in the following academic programs: electrical and mechanical engineering including apprenticeships, skilled trades and technicians such as electrical engineering technology and technician programs, civil engineering technology and technician programs, electrician, power line technician, truck & coach technician, utility arborist, and meter technician, and also post-secondary programs in the electricity and energy industry relations disciplines such as computer science, business, information technology, environmental engineering, environmental science/studies, social sciences/humanities and indigenous studies.

Eligible students must demonstrate leadership skills and involvement in his/her community or extracurricular activities and must be returning to school the following year.

Each Hydro One Leonard S. (Tony) Mandamin Award recipient will be eligible to apply and be considered for a paid work placement at Hydro One. Work placements are not guaranteed but based on work placements availability and the needs of Hydro One’s hiring managers.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1 and February 1
Program of Study: Preference given to: electrical and mechanical engineering including apprenticeships, skilled trades and technicians such as electrical engineering technology and technician programs, civil engineering technology and technician programs, electrician, power line technician, truck & coach technician, utility arborist, and meter technician, and also post-secondary programs in the electricity and energy industry relations disciplines such as computer science, business, information technology, environmental engineering, environmental science/studies, social sciences/humanities and indigenous studies.
Level of Study: Any
Indigenous Affiliation: Any

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