Allocation of Funds for Participation in the Public Hearing for the 2017 System Expansion

On 12 February 2015, the Board made available $250,000 under its PFP to facilitate participation in the public hearing for the NGTL 2017 System Expansion Project. 16 eligible applications were received, with a total funding request for $1.1M.

The Funding Review Committee (FRC), an independent committee established by the Board, reviews applications for participant funding, and provides recommendations on funding awards. Following a review of the FRC recommendations, the Board’s Executive Vice President, Regulatory, accepted the FRC’s recommendations and approved the following funding awards:

Funding Awards
Applicant Amount awarded
Alexis Nakota First Nation $20,000
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation $21,625
Bigstone Cree Nation $27,000
Chard Metis Society $23,000
Chipewyan Prairie Industry Relations $15,000
Doig River First Nation $22,500
East Prairie Metis Settlement $15,000
Gift Lake Metis Settlement $15,000
McMurray Metis $28,000
Metis Nation of Alberta Association #55 Gunn $23,000
Paul First Nation $20,000
Peavine Metis Settlement $20,000
Samson Cree Nation $18,000
Swan River First Nation $28,000
Woodland Cree First Nation $15,000
Total $311,125
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