The proposed Mackenzie Gas Project cleared another major hurdle last week after receiving the final go-ahead from both the federal cabinet and the National Energy Board. “Having received approval from the federal cabinet the National Energy Board has issued a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the 1,196-kilometre long Mackenzie Valley Pipeline, part of [...]
The proponents of the Mackenzie Gas Project reiterated the need for federal government support of the 1,200-kilometer natural gas pipeline amid a CBC report the $16.2-billion project could gain cabinet approval as early as this week. “Should we obtain this approval, which would make regulatory approval of the Mackenzie Gas Project final … then our [...]
The proposed Mackenzie Gas Project took another step towards reality Monday following the release of the governments’ final response to the Joint Review Panel’s report. In their response, the federal government and the Government of the Northwest Territories announced they are willing to accept the “vast majority” of recommendations laid out in the JRP report. [...]
A number of Northern aboriginal leaders asked the National Energy Board to approve the proposed Mackenzie Gas Project as final hearings into the 1,200-kilometer long natural gas pipeline wrapped up last week in Inuvik. Aboriginal Pipeline Group (APG) chair Fred Carmichael testified on April 20 at the Midnight Sun Recreation Complex and said the project [...]
The requirement came after Yellowknife-based social justice group Alternatives North filed a notice of motion on Thursday with the NEB regarding the Mackenzie Gas Project (MGP).
In the notice, which is signed by Alternatives North co-chair Suzette Montreuil, the group asks that the pipeline proponents provide up-to-date information, arguing that the numbers currently being used are at least three years old.
Bob McLeod, Northwest Territories Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, said the government’s support of the proposed Mackenzie Gas Project remains high, even as optimism in the project has waned elsewhere.