Region O​verview

The geographical area of the North/East of Sudbury Region is the area roughly bordered by Moosonee on the N​orth, Hearst on the North-West, Ferris South, and Kirkland Lake on the East.

Region's Local Distribution Companies

  • Northern Ontario Wires Inc.
  • Hearst Power Distribution Company Limited
  • North Bay Hydro Distribution Ltd.​
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.


Map: North East of Sudbury

Current Status

The second Regional Planning cycle for this region was initiated with publishing of Needs Assessment report in May 2021 by Hydro One and followed by releasing of Scoping Assessment in August 2021 and Integrated Regional Resource Plan in April 2023 by the IESO. It is expected that the Regional Infrastructure Plan, which is the final step of Regional Planning cycle will be completed by November 2023.

Accomplishment (Most Recent Shown First) Status Completion Date
Integrated Regional Resource Planning (2nd Cycle)
Completed April 2023
Scoping Assessment (2nd Cycle)
Completed August 2021
Needs Assessment (2nd Cycle) Completed May 2021
Regional Infrastructure Planning Completed April 2017
Local Planning (Timmins-Kirkland) Completed August 2016
Needs Assessment Completed April 2016

*The completed reports are available below. 

Relevant Documents

Regional Infrastructure Planning (RIP)
Name Completion Date
North/East of Sudbury RIP - Report Nov 2016
Integrated Regional Resource Planning (IRRP)
Name Completion Date
North/East of Sudbury IRRP – Report (2nd Cycle)​ April 2023
North/East of Sudbury IRRP – Appendices (2nd Cycle) April 2023

Needs Assessment (NA) & Scoping Assessment (SA)
Name Completion Date
North/East of Sudbury SA – Report (2nd Cycle) August 2021
North/East of Sudbury NA - Report (2nd cycle) May 2021
North/East of Sudbury NA - Report April 2016

Local Planning (LP)
Name Completion Date
Local Planning Report - Timmins - Kirkland Lake Voltage Regulation  August 2016

Planning Status Letters
Name Completion Date
North Bay Hydro Distribution Limited - Planning Status Letter  May 2020