Canada Energy Regulator to hear second round of Oral Indigenous Knowledge on NGTL application to build Edson Mainline Expansion Project

Media Advisory

For immediate release
February 25, 2020, Calgary, AB, Canada Energy Regulator

The Commission of the Canada Energy Regulator (Commission, CER) will hear oral Indigenous knowledge on an application from NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) to build and operate approximately 85 kilometres of natural gas pipeline in central Alberta.

The CER recognizes that Indigenous peoples have an oral tradition for sharing knowledge from generation to generation. This information cannot always be shared meaningfully in writing. Indigenous knowledge can provide relevant information to the Commission, including information that may otherwise have been unavailable.

The hearings will begin at 10 am on Tuesday, February 25 and run until Thursday, February 27 at the Radisson South in Edmonton. Media and the public are welcome to attend. There will also be a live audio broadcast.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 – Thursday, February 27, 2020
Radisson South, Jubilee Ballroom A
4440 Gateway Blvd.
Edmonton, AB

Hearing dates and times
  10 am – 12 pm 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 Driftpile Cree Nation Louis Bull Tribe
  9 am – 12 pm 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 O’Chiese First Nation Samson Cree Nation
Thursday, 27 February 2020 Kelly Lake Métis Settlement Society Papaschase Cree Nation

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Sarah Kiley
Communications Officer

Canada Energy Regulator
Telephone: 403-614-6526
Telephone (toll free): 1-800-899-1265
Facsimile: 403-299-3302
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