Consultation on Proposed Changes to Emergency Management Filing Requirements in the Board’s Filing Manual

As part of its initiative to improve transparency and availability of Emergency Management (EM) information and to promote continual improvement in EM, the Board has committed to updating its Filing Manual to clarify EM filing requirements for its regulated companies during the application process.

The Board has completed a draft of its proposed changes and is inviting comment on the changes. The proposed changes are based on learnings from the Board’s EM consultation and transparency project, recent application processes, and general changes to the Board’s and stakeholder expectations regarding the types and scope of EM information made publically available.

How to Comment on the Draft Filing Manual Changes

Comments on the draft changes may be submitted by Companies, first responders, municipalities, and members of the public. Comments must be submitted by 13 March 2017. Comments must include a reference to this letter; your name, mailing address, phone number, and email address of the name of your organization (if you represent one), and your comments on the proposed changes. Your comments can be filed electronically with the Board by using the “” or by fax or courier to:

Secretary of the Board
National Energy Board
Suite 210, 517 Tenth Avenue SW
Calgary, AB  T2R 0A8

Facsimile: 403-292-5503
Toll free facsimile: 1-877-288-8803

The proposed changes can be viewed here:

Please note that comments and submissions received may be posted on the NEB website. By submitting a comment you are consenting to the Board collecting, using and disclosing information in your comment, including any personal information. Please read our Important Notices for further information.

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