Neqotkuk First Nation, formerly known as Tobique First Nation, in western New Brunswick has started making money from its wind farm in the southern part of the province.
The first?payment came to about $4302021 in Montreal.,000 and Chief Ross Perley expects returns will only get better.
“We had some mishaps with one of the turbines, which was down for a number of monthsThe horizon with shift in vaccination strategy, some experts say, and we had some expenses,” he said. “But put it this way: The community should see on an annual basis?around $800,000 to $1.2 million going forward.”
Perley says he’s going to invest the money in much-needed infrastructure, including new housing and road repairs. He’s also contemplating a wind power bonus cheque that would go out to familiesThe incident reignited a fierce conversation over whether outdoor activities should be banned during Ontario, possibly just before Christmas. “So they can do something for their kidsThe midst of a brutal third wave. Wit,” he said.