Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is seeking the development of research, studies or position papers related to the six themes of the NEB Modernization review: (1) Governance; (2) Mandate; (3) Decision-making roles; (4) Legislative tools for lifecycle regulation; (5) Indigenous engagement; and, (6) Public participation. This is in addition to the funding mentioned in the Terms of Reference that was made available to support the participation of Indigenous peoples.
This purpose of this step is to select the most appropriate ideas for further consideration. Selection of a particular submission does not imply that the party who presented the suggested service will be the same party awarded the contract for that service.
Who can offer their ideas and services?
Contracts related to the proposals received may be awarded to approximately 12 or more public stakeholders such as non-governmental organizations or associations (subject to Treasury Board contracting policy).
How proposals will be selected
Contracts may be awarded, pursuant to the selection of the most relevant projects, on a case-by-case basis, subject to the following assessment criteria:
Research, studies or position papers related to one of the six themes of the NEB modernization review:
More information on these six themes can be found in the expert panel’s Terms of Reference.
Contract award limitation
A maximum of $25,000 (including taxes) is available for each finally selected study/research/position paper.
How to apply
If you think your organization or association can contribute to the NEB Modernization review process, submit a proposal between two and five pages in length to NRCan.NEBModernization-ModernisationONE.RNCan@Canada.ca with the subject line “Public input funding proposal” and your organization’s name.
Should you wish, you may also mail your application to:
NRCan’s National Energy Board Modernization
Natural Resources Canada
580 Booth Street, 17th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1A 0E4
Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2017. Funding is limited.