Allocation of Funds for Participation in the Public Hearing for the Wyndwood Pipeline Expansion Project

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 Wyndwood Hearing was announced on 15 December 2016 with a funding envelope of $250,000. The PFP received eight applications requesting a total of $350,880. After reviewing the applications, the PFP recommended awarding to all eight. The Executive Vice President, Regulatory approved the recommendation and the total funding allocated to the hearing was increased to $308,008.

Funding Awards
Applicant Amount awarded
BC Metis Federation $5,100
Blueberry River First Nation $57,209
Dan Ball $4,544
Fort St. John Metis Society $29,755
Kelly Lake Cree Nation $46,400
Saulteau First Nations $80,000
Thomas Soloshy $5,000
West Moberly First Nation $80,000
Total $308,008
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