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ARCHIVED – Allocation of Funds for Participation in the Public Hearing for the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. – North Corridor Expansion Project

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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.

On 31  May 2019, the National Energy Board announced Funding Maximums of $40,000 to assist groups and $6,000 to assist individuals with their participation in the hearing for the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. – North Corridor Expansion Project. The PFP received 10 applications and recommended awarding $400,000 to all 10 eligible groups. The Executive Vice President, Regulatory approved the recommendation. Indigenous groups account for 100% of the funding awarded.

Funding Awards
Applicant Amount awarded
Bigstone Cree Nation $40,000
Cadotte Lake Métis Local Society $40,000
Dene Tha' First Nation $40,000
Driftpile Cree Nation $40,000
Duncan's First Nation $40,000
Gift Lake Metis Settlement $40,000
Louis Bull Tribe $40,000
Papaschase Cree Nation $40,000
Peavine Metis Settlement $40,000
Whitefish Lake First Nation #459 $40,000
Total $400,000
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