Cross-currents: The development of the hydro-electric system in northeastern Ontario, 1911-1966.

Jean L. Manore
Examining hydro-electric development, as it occurred in northeastern Ontario, sheds a new and different light on the history of technology and development in Canada. The northeastern Ontario hydro-electric system (Mattagami and Abitibi watersheds) developed over a period of fifty years. It developed through a process of interaction between technology and the environment, native and non-native relations, metropolitan business and political interests and northern natural resources. Once Aboriginal rights and environmental obstacles had been removed through...
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