Participate

There are three ways to participate:

  1. Register for a Session in Your Region/City
  2. Read and Provide Input on up to 12 Discussion Papers
  3. Provide General Comments

This review is an opportunity to strengthen the regulatory process and ensure that Canada continues to have a modern, efficient and effective regulator.

Specifically, this review will focus on:

  1. Governance and structure
  2. Mandate and future opportunities
  3. Decision-making roles, including on major projects
  4. Compliance, enforcement, and ongoing monitoring
  5. Engagement with Indigenous peoples
  6. Public participation

Background information on these issues will be posted to this website throughout the review process.

Provide Comments

The Panel is interested in your thoughts and opinions on modernizing the NEB. We encourage you to provide your comments in the space below or by attaching a file. The deadline for submitting comments is March 31, 2017.


There are three ways to participate:

  1. Register for a Session in Your Region/City
  2. Read and Provide Input on up to 12 Discussion Papers
  3. Provide General Comments

This review is an opportunity to strengthen the regulatory process and ensure that Canada continues to have a modern, efficient and effective regulator.

Specifically, this review will focus on:

  1. Governance and structure
  2. Mandate and future opportunities
  3. Decision-making roles, including on major projects
  4. Compliance, enforcement, and ongoing monitoring
  5. Engagement with Indigenous peoples
  6. Public participation

Background information on these issues will be posted to this website throughout the review process.

Provide Comments

The Panel is interested in your thoughts and opinions on modernizing the NEB. We encourage you to provide your comments in the space below or by attaching a file. The deadline for submitting comments is March 31, 2017.


Discussions: All (12) Open (0)
  • CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    This is the 11th of 12 discussion papers. For the full list, click here.

    This discussion paper talks about the hearing process at the National Energy Board (NEB) under the National Energy Board Act (NEB Act).

    We look forward to reading your answers to the questions below and any comments you may have after reading the discussion paper below. The deadline to submit comments is March 31, 2017.

    Download Discussion Paper 11: The Hearing Process

    Discussion Questions:

    1. In your view, what core principles and elements should be reflected in the hearing process?
    2. Not all applications currently have...

    This is the 11th of 12 discussion papers. For the full list, click here.

    This discussion paper talks about the hearing process at the National Energy Board (NEB) under the National Energy Board Act (NEB Act).

    We look forward to reading your answers to the questions below and any comments you may have after reading the discussion paper below. The deadline to submit comments is March 31, 2017.

    Download Discussion Paper 11: The Hearing Process

    Discussion Questions:

    1. In your view, what core principles and elements should be reflected in the hearing process?
    2. Not all applications currently have to undergo a public hearing process. Which applications do you think should have a public hearing process?
    3. What are your views with respect to the basic steps of the public hearing process? What are the areas that can be improved?
    4. How could the NEB enable public participation in hearings in a less formal way?
    Replies Closed
  • CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    This is the last of 12 discussion papers. For the full list, click here.

    This discussion paper talks about land acquisition and related dispute resolution for facilities regulated by the National Energy Board (NEB). This paper does not focus on Aboriginal land title rights.

    We look forward to reading your answers to the questions below and any comments you may have after reading the discussion paper below. The deadline to submit comments is March 31, 2017.

    Download Discussion Paper 12: Land Acquisition and Compensation

    Discussion Questions:

    1. How has having a pipeline or powerline on your land affected how...

    This is the last of 12 discussion papers. For the full list, click here.

    This discussion paper talks about land acquisition and related dispute resolution for facilities regulated by the National Energy Board (NEB). This paper does not focus on Aboriginal land title rights.

    We look forward to reading your answers to the questions below and any comments you may have after reading the discussion paper below. The deadline to submit comments is March 31, 2017.

    Download Discussion Paper 12: Land Acquisition and Compensation

    Discussion Questions:

    1. How has having a pipeline or powerline on your land affected how you use your land?
    2. What are your views with respect to:
    3. a. Land acquisition agreements, its required clauses and the NEB oversight?
      b. Compensation and dispute resolution processes and the private nature of agreements?
      c. Right of entry process and authority?
    4. In your opinion, are the existing processes described in this discussion paper fair and sufficient? If not, what improvements could be made (e.g., additional tools for land acquisition, compensation and dispute resolution)?
    5. Who should make the final decisions for land compensation disputes?
    6. What are your views regarding the process of determining whether to authorize right of entry?
    7. What are your views with respect to the company’s right of entry without the landowner’s consent if a company and a landowner are unable to negotiate an agreement?
    8. Should there be a more consistent approach for companies to compensate landowners for access to their land (e.g., defined frequency of payment, opportunities for review)? Would policy or regulatory direction from the Government of Canada be helpful?
    Replies Closed