Throughout the last decade, we have brought 10 wind energy projects to operation across four provinces, creating thousands of Canadian jobs and millions of dollars in direct economic benefits to our local communities.
As one of Canada’s largest wind power operators, we are majority-owned by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and take great pride in our role to help create retirement security for generations of Canadians.
Investing in Youth, Investing in the Future of Henvey Inlet First Nation
Building leadership skills and instilling a sense of community are two main focuses of the Youth Program at Henvey Inlet First Nation. Programs are free for kids over the age of six at Henvey Inlet First Nation. With a couple of dozen kids and youth attending each week, Community Mentor Angele Dubois has a lot […]Read Full Story
From Co-workers to Co-owners: The Team Behind Akoda Land
These two friends and business owners have been working with Pattern Canada on the Lanfine Wind project since the start, and they’ve learned a lot about the renewable energy industry, and each other, along the way. Christopher Poitras and Michael Stafford own and operate Akoda Land Ltd., a full-service land and lease acquisition firm. When […]Read Full Story
How Parents Created a Daycare for their Small Town
When you live in a small town, community is everything. Some parents in Oyen, Alberta, were struggling to find childcare. One day they decided it was time to take matters into their own hands. Jaime Bowles is one of the parents who recognized there was a gap in local childcare services. Created Out of Necessity […]Read Full Story
Reaching Goals with the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation
Known for their successful annual fundraising events like Festival of Giving, the Children’s Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent is changing things up this year. But their goal of doing everything ‘for the kids’ remains the same. “The three events we’re doing this year are a gala, a run, and our annual golf tournament,” says Mike Genge, […]Read Full Story
Chatham-Kent Through a Kaleidoscopic Lens
The Municipality of Chatham-Kent is one of many institutions around the world studying and implementing strategies around diversity, equity, and inclusion. Chatham-Kent is taking it a bit further by adding another component: justice. These four areas of focus frame the recent work by Rebecca Haskell Thomas after a 2020 Public Health Department report concluded that […]Read Full Story
Pattern Energy is a global leader in renewable energy, but we are most proud of our contributions to local communities.
Canadians worked on-site during project construction
Contribute into Canada’s economy every year through property taxes, royalties, and community benefit programs
Full-time managers and technicians are on-site to operate and maintain our facilities
Partners in the Community.
We are committed to developing partnerships that respect unique cultures and provide communities with ongoing ownership in our projects.
Pattern Canada and their partners have helped bring in a new era of economic prosperity in Haldimand County. They treated us like partners in their project and ensured that our citizens were part of the success of this project in our community.Ken Hewitt Former Mayor of Haldimand County, Ontario
The support of Pattern Canada's South Kent Wind facility has assisted in sponsoring five established young artists originally from Chatham (Ben Smith, Ryan Nauta, Heather Kosik, Jordan Clayton and Ian Cleary) as they performed in several free concerts for the Chatham-Kent community.Christine Prosser Music Director, Chatham Kiwanis Music Festival
This generous contribution will support the real heroes of this crisis, our frontline healthcare workers by helping to provide them with the necessary equipment and supplies. Donations like this truly underscore how we are all in this together.Mary Lou Crowley President & CEO, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation
I’m glad the wind farm is online. Currently, the only challenge for Henvey Inlet First Nation is to decide how to invest our revenue within our community as far as infrastructure and programs are concerned, as well as benefits to the membership.Chief Wayne McQuabbie Henvey Inlet Wind
Through our Community Benefits Programs, we contribute millions of dollars to local initiatives, including environmental, educational, and Indigenous causes that are having a real lasting impact on communities across Canada.
At Pattern Canada, we acknowledge and respect the fact that we operate facilities located upon the Traditional Territory of Indigenous Peoples.
Four of our facilities are owned in direct partnership with Indigenous communities, and we are committed to mutually beneficial partnerships with First Nations and Indigenous communities across this land.
Our Nation’s Growth and Wellbeing for Generations
Our country has a rich history of drawing upon the rich resources of our vast land to create responsible energy development. As one of our country’s largest operators of wind power, we are proud to be leading that transition toward a renewable future while enriching the Canada Pension Plan and contributing to future prosperity of our country.
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