Allocation of Funds for Participation in the Public Hearing for the North Montney Mainline Variance Application and Sunset Clause Extension Request

The Board administers a Participant Funding Program (PFP), which provides financial assistance to individuals, Indigenous groups, landowners, and non-industry not-for-profit groups to facilitate public participation in certain project hearings and environmental assessments of designated projects.

The funding opportunity for the North Montney Mainline Variance Application and Sunset Clause Extension Request Hearing was announced on 7 September 2017 with a funding envelope of $250,000. The PFP received six applications requesting a total of $403,420. After reviewing the applications, the PFP recommended awarding to all six. The Executive Vice President, Regulatory approved the recommendation and the total funding allocated to the hearing was increased to $403,420.

Funding Awards
Applicant Amount awarded
Blueberry River Frist Nation $80,000
Doig River First Nation $80,000
Luutkudziiwus $71,550
Michael Sawyer $12,000
Saulteau First Nations $79,870
West Moberly First Nations $80,000
Total $403,420
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