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ARCHIVED – Allocation of Funds for Participation in the Public Hearing for Westcoast Energy Inc, doing business as Spectra Energy Transmission – T-South 2018 Compressor Station Applications 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 13 December 2018, the National Energy Board announced $40,000 to assist groups and $6,000 to assist individuals with their participation in the hearing for the T-South 2018 Compressor Station project. The PFP received nine applications and recommended awarding $326,000. The Executive Vice President, Regulatory approved the recommendation. Indigenous groups account for 98% of the funding awarded.

Funding Awards
Applicant Amount awarded
Vicki Ellen Best and David Janney Best $6,000
High Bar First Nation $40,000
Lheidli T’enneh First Nation $40,000
McLeod Lake Indian Band $40,000
Papaschase Cree Nation $40,000
Shackan Indian Band $40,000
Soda Creek Indian Band $40,000
Whispering Pines/Clinton Indian Band $40,000
Williams Lake Indian Band $40,000
Total $326,000
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