Saskatchewan Component (Regina and Fort Qu’Appelle)

NEB Chair and CEO, Peter Watson, travelled to Saskatchewan at the end of May 2015.

Regina City council and First Responders

  • Discussion Topics Included: emergency response training and capacity in urban and rural communities; pipeline safety and integrity; future NEB outreach to city council; increased efforts for emergency response exercises

Saskatchewan Common Ground Alliance

  • Discussion Topics Included: measures to increase awareness of one-call and call-before-you-dig services to locate buried pipelines and other infrastructure before ground disturbance activities; appreciation for past NEB engagement efforts

Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM)

  • Discussion Topics Included: future NEB outreach to association; right-of-way monitoring and marking; hazards to agricultural operations; pipeline abandonment; emergency response; additional engagement opportunities

Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA)

  • Discussion Topics Included: linear assessments; management systems for pipeline safety; emergency response; additional engagement opportunities; congestion of utility right-of-ways

File Hills Au’Appelle Tribal Council and Carry the Kettle First Nation

  • Discussion Topics Included: pipeline maintenance; cultural heritage values; archaeological data; pipeline safety and emergency response; participation in emergency response exercises

Canadian Association of Energy and Pipeline Landowner Associations (CAEPLA)

  • Discussion Topics Included: NEB landowner engagement during pipeline lifecycle; easement agreements; pipeline safety and emergency response; damage prevention; construction and maintenance practices
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