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permitting, access & compensation

National Energy Board Pipelines & Facilities



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NEB Act regulates pipelines and facilities. Air emissions are regulated by the BC Env. Mgmt. Act. Research and understand your rights.


The landowner negotiates with the company, either agreeing (ending process) or disagreeing. Do you understand your rights?

ADR process

Appropriate Dispute Resolution are processes/ techniques designed to help people deal with disputes at any time during the process.

NEB – Order for Entry

An initial payment is provided, and the National Energy Board grants an Order for Entry to the company.

NRCan Negotiation

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) negotiations. An appointed negotiator has 60 days to help the parties reach an agreement.

NRCan Arbitration

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) performs arbitration in order to determine the total amount of compensation for the landowner.

further appeals

Further appeals may be available through the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court of Canada.


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