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NEWS RELEASE · 7th May 2012
NEB Enbridge JRP
Updated from March 9th, 2012 Terrace sessions begin Monday, May 7

The Joint Review Panel (Panel) for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project (Project) will begin hearing oral statements in Grande Prairie, AB on 28 March 2012. Individuals who registered by the 6 October 2011 deadline and who are not intervenors are able to make an oral statement. The Panel will start by hearing oral statements in locations near the proposed Project area.

Concluded Grande Prairie, AB (Quality Hotel and Conference Centre, 11201 – 100th Avenue)
28 March 2012 (starting at 1:00 p.m.)

Concluded Comox, BC (Comox Community Centre, 1855 Noel Avenue)
30 March 2012 (starting at 1:00 p.m.)
31 March 2012 (starting at 9:00 a.m.)

Concluded Klemtu, BC (venue to be confirmed)
13 April 2012 (starting at 9:30 a.m.)

Concluded Smithers, BC (Hudson Bay Lodge and Convention Centre, 3251 Highway 16 East)
23, 25, 26 and 30 April and 1 May 2012 (starting at 1:00 p.m.)
24 and 27 April 2012 (starting at 9:00 a.m.)
2 and 3 May 2012 (as required)

Terrace, BC (Kitsumkalum Community Hall, 14295 Highway 16 West)
7 May 2012 (starting at 7:00 p.m.)
8, 9 and 10 May 2012 (starting at 9:00 a.m.)
11 May 2012 (as required)

Prince Rupert, BC (North Coast Meeting and Convention Centre, 240 – 1st Avenue West)
24, 25 and 26 May 2012 (starting at 9:00 a.m.)
28 May 2012 (starting at 1:00 p.m.)
29 May 2012 (as required)

Old Massett, BC (Old Massett Community Hall, 348 Eagle Avenue)
1 June 2012 (starting at 1:00 p.m.)
2, 4, 5 and 6 June 2012 (starting at 9:00 a.m.)
7 June 2012 (as required)

Skidegate, BC (Skidegate Community Hall, 102 Front Street)
13 and 14 June 2012 (starting at 9:00 a.m.)
15 and 18 June 2012 (starting at 1:00 p.m.)
19 June 2012 (as required)

Kitamaat Village, BC (Haisla Recreation Centre, 1538 Jassee)
25 and 26 June 2012 (starting at 1:00 p.m.)
27 June 2012 (starting at 9:00 a.m.)

Hartley Bay, BC (venue to be confirmed)
29 June 2012 (starting at 9:00 a.m.)

Prince George, BC (Prince George Civic Centre, 808 Civic Plaza)
9 July 2012 (starting at 1:00 p.m.)
10, 11 and 12 July 2012 (starting at 9:00 a.m.)
13 July 2012 (as required)

Burns Lake, BC (Island Gospel Fellowship Church, 810 Highway 35)
17 July 2012 (starting at 9:00 a.m.)

Fort St. James, BC (David Hoy Elementary School, 1 Birch Street)
19 July 2012 (starting at 9:00 a.m.)

Bella Bella, BC (venue to be confirmed)
26 and 28 July 2012 (starting at 9:00 a.m.)
27 July 2012 (starting at 1:00 p.m.)

Hazelton, BC (venue to be confirmed)
30 and 31 July 2012 (starting at 9:00 a.m.)

Bella Coola, BC
To be confirmed

Edmonton, AB
To be confirmed

Oral statements are an opportunity for registered participants to provide, in their own words, their personal knowledge, views and concerns regarding the proposed Project to the Panel. Oral statements are brief and limited to a maximum of 10 minutes. Procedural Direction # 5 was issued by the Panel on 28 February 2012 and provides guidance to participants who have registered to make an oral statement. The Procedural Direction is available on the Panel’s website at www.gatewaypanel.review.gc.ca.

The Panel will start hearing oral statements in locations outside of the proposed Project area in November 2012. The locations of these hearing sessions will include: Kelowna, BC; Vancouver, BC; Comox, BC; Port Hardy, BC; Victoria, BC; and Calgary, AB. The schedule for these locations will be released at a later time.
crystal ball
Comment by Terry on 9th March 2012
this will be intersting. i am looking in my crystal ball and i see that Grande prarrie thinks that this project is a good thing haha