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Region Overview

The Sudbury to Algoma Region includes Greater Sudbury Area, Manitoulin Island, and Townships of Verner, Warren, Elliot Lake, Blind River, and Walden.

Region's Local Distribution Companies

  • Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.
  • Espanola Regional Hydro Distribution Corp.
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.

Map: Sudbury-Algoma

Current Status

The first regional planning cycle for this region is complete. The Regional Infrastructure Plan (RIP) for the region was published in June 2016. It is expected that the next planning cycle for this region be initiated in the next 3-5 years.

Accomplishment (Most Recent Shown First) Status Completion Date
Regional Infrastructure Plan Completed June 2016
Local Plan – Manitoulin TS Low Voltage Regulation Completed September 2015​
​Needs Assessment Completed March 2015

*The completed reports are available below.

As recommended by the Needs Assessment report, no further regional coordination was required. A Local Plan was completed to address Manitoulin TS Low Voltage Regulation. 

Consistent with the process established by the Planning Process Working Group the Regional Infrastructure Plan (RIP) is the last phase of the planning process. In view that no further regional coordination was required, the Local Plan and Needs Assessment report will be deemed to form the RIP report for the Sudbury/Algoma Region.

Relevant Documents

Regional Infrastructure Planning (RIP)
Name Completion Date
RIP Report - Sudbury Algoma Region June 2016
Local Planning (LP)
Name Completion Date
Local Planning Report - Sudbury - Algoma September 2015
Needs Assessment (NA) & Scoping Assessment (SA)
Name Completion Date
Needs Assessment Report - Sudbury Algoma  March 2015
Planning Status Letters
Name Completion Date
Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc. - Planning Status Letter May 2016
Hydro One Distribution - Planning Status Letter November 2013