Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador — Participant Funding Allocated

News release

May 21, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $216,232.57 in federal funds to 21 recipients to assist their participation in the Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area.

The funding was made available through the Agency's Participant Funding Program and will assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in activities related to the Regional Assessment. This includes preparing for and participating in workshops and meetings, and reviewing and providing comments on relevant documents.

For more information on the Regional Assessment, please visit the Agency's website at canada.ca/ceaa (Registry reference number 80156).


Details of Funding Allocation for the Regional Assessment
Recipients Allocation
Balaena Institute for Cetacean Conservation Studies $8,512.00
Bill Montevecchi $6,450.00
Conseil de la Première Nation des Innus Nutashkuan $11,262.00
Conseil des Innus d'Ekuanishit $11,262.00
East Coast Environmental Law Association $8,510.00
Ecology Action Centre $8,490.00
Fish Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) Union $6,512.00
Innu Nation $11,262.00
Kwilmu'kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office $20,262.00
Miawpukek First Nation $9,262.00
Mi'gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat $13,262.00
Mi'gmawe'l Tplu'taqnn Inc. $17,262.00
Newfoundland & Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association (NOIA) $5,762.00
Northern Peninsula (Mekap'sk) Mi'kmaq Band $9,262.00
Nunatsiavut Government $7,000.00
NunatuKavut Community Council $11,262.00
Qalipu First Nation $9,262.00
Sierra Club Canada Foundation $8,340.60
Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick $14,262.00
Woodstock First Nation $10,262.00
WWF Canada $8,511.97
Total $216,232.57

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Contacts

Marissa Harfouche
Communications Advisor
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
613-219-2789
Marissa.Harfouche@canada.ca

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