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ARCHIVED – Allocation of Funds for Participation in the Public Hearing for NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. – West Path Delivery 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 30 May 2018, the National Energy Board announced $250,000 to assist individuals and groups with their participation in the hearing for the NGTL West Path Delivery project. The PFP received fourteen applications requesting a total of $851,393. After reviewing the applications, the PFP recommended awarding $839,383. The Executive Vice President, Regulatory approved the recommendation. Indigenous groups account for 75% of the funding awarded.

Funding Awards
Applicant Amount awarded
Agricultural Producers Group/CAEPLA $80,000
Bearspaw First Nation $80,000
Blood Tribe (Kainai First Nation) $79,375
Chiniki First Nation $80,000
Cochrane/Springbank Land Owners Group $40,000
Elisabeth Mostaghel $6,000
Métis Nation of Alberta Region 3 $70,330
Mohammad Mostaghel $6,000
Piikani Nation $76,100
Samson Cree Nation $79,578
Scott Bower $2,000
St. Peter's Lutheran Church $80,000
Tsuut'ina Nation $80,000
Wesley First Nation $80,000
Total $839,383
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