British Columbia Utilities Commission Indigenous Utilities Regulation Inquiry ~ Project No. 1598998

Timetable

SubjectDate
Input Session at BC Assembly of First Nations - General Assembly*Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Intervener Final Oral Argument**Friday, September 27, 2019
Intervener Final Written ArgumentFriday, October 04, 2019
Draft report issued for commentFriday, November 01, 2019
Workshop*** – Prince GeorgeMonday, November 18, 2019
Workshop*** – KelownaThursday, November 21, 2019
Workshop*** – VancouverWednesday, November 27, 2019
Workshop*** – NanaimoThursday, November 28, 2019
Participant comments on draft reportWednesday, December 04, 2019
Interim Report Issued to Minister Responsible for the Hydro and Power Authority ActTuesday, December 31, 2019
Final Report Issued to Minister Responsible for the Hydro and Power Authority ActFriday, January 31, 2020
  

Hearing Location

SubjectLocationDateTimeAddress
Input session at BC Assembly of First Nations - General Assembly*River Rock Hotel2019/09/1805:30 PM 8811 River Road, Richmond, BC, Richmond, BC
Intervener Final Oral Hearing**BCUC Hearing Room2019/09/2709:00 AM 12th Floor, 1125 Howe Street, Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
     

Hearing and Other Documents

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*_Exhibit List Updated: September 17, 2019 @ 4:12 pm
*_Information Sheet: Indigenous Utilities Regulation Inquiry Uploaded: May 14, 2019 @ 3:56 pm
*_Information Sheet: What is Energy Utility Regulation Uploaded: May 14, 2019 @ 3:56 pm
  

Arguments

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Exhibits

"A" Exhibits - Commission Documents

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A-1 Letter dated March 19, 2019 – BCUC Order G-62-19 establishing an Inquiry Respecting the Regulation of Indigenous Utilities
A-2 Letter dated March 20, 2019 - Appointing the Panel to conduct the Indigenous Utilities Regulation Inquiry
A-2-1 Letter dated April 24, 2019 – Amending the Panel to conduct the Indigenous Utilities Regulation Inquiry
A-3 Letter dated March 28, 2019 – Order G-71-19 establishing a Regulatory Timetable and Public Notice for the Indigenous Utilities Regulation Inquiry
A-4 Letter dated April 16, 2019 – Save the Date for upcoming Community Input Sessions
A-5 Letter dated May 10, 2019 – Outlining Additional Scope Questions
A-6 Letter dated May 14, 2019 – Information regarding upcoming Community Input Sessions
A-7 Letter dated May 23, 2019 – Order G-110-19 updating the Regulatory Timetable
A-8 Letter dated May 28, 2019 – Submitting a Report by Scott Hempling on Utility Regulation
A-9 Letter dated May 31, 2019 – Submitting Information Regarding the Community Input Sessions Registration and Transcription
A-10 Letter dated June 12, 2019 – Submitting Capacity Funding Framework for Indigenous Utilities Regulation Inquiry Participants
A-11 Letter dated July 3, 2019 – Submitting deadline for Letters of Comment
A-12 Letter dated July 12, 2019 – Submitting response to Nisga’a Lisims Government request for extension of intervener registration deadline
A-13 Letter dated July 16, 2019 – Submitting a Report by Daria Babaie, Ryezan Inc. titled: “Jurisdictional Review of the Regulation of Indigenous Utilities in Canada”
A-14 Letter dated July 22, 2019 – BCUC response to WFN Submission
A-15 Letter dated July 22, 2019 –Process for Information Requests on Evidence
A-16 Letter dated July 31, 2019 – Response to Nisga’a Nation’s evidence filing extension request
A-17 Letter dated August 2, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to Tzeachten First Nation
A-18 Letter dated August 2, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to BC Hydro
A-18-1 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to BC Hydro Additional Questions
A-19 Letter dated August 2, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to FNMPC
A-20 Letter dated August 2, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to FortisBC
A-21 Letter dated August 2, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to Mr. Flintoff
A-22 Letter dated August 2, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to KGI
A-23 Letter dated August 2, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to CanGEA
A-24 Letter dated August 2, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to Beecher Bay
A-25 Letter dated August 2, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to Collective First Nations
A-26 Letter dated August 2, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to Adams Lake
A-27 Letter dated August 2, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to FNLC
A-28 Letter dated August 2, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to Coastal First Nations
A-29 Letter dated August 2, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to Daria Babaie
A-30 Letter dated August 9, 2019 – Order G-190-19 updating the Regulatory Timetable
A-31 Letter dated August 22, 2019 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to Nisga’a Nation
A-32 Letter dated August 29, 2019 – Scott Hempling Submitting Responses to Collective First Nations Information Request No. 1
A-33 Letter dated September 6, 2019 – Invitation to BC Assembly of First Nations General Assembly Community Input Session
A-34 Letter dated September 6, 2019 – Daria Barbaie Submitting Responses to Collective First Nations Information Request No. 1
A-35 Letter dated September 6, 2019 – Daria Barbaie Submitting Responses to BCUC Information Request No. 1
A-36 Letter dated September 6, 2019 – Order G-214-19 updating the Regulatory Timetable
A2-1 Letter dated June 3, 2019 – Commission staff filing BCUC Community Input Sessions Staff Presentation
  

"B" Exhibits - Applicant Documents

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"C" Exhibits - Intervener Documents

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C1-1 TZEACHTEN FIRST NATION (TZEACHTEN FIRST NATION) - Letter dated March 22, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Chief Derek Epp
C1-2 Letter dated July 15, 2019 - Tzeachten First Nation Submitting written evidence
C2-1 BRITISH COLUMBIA HYDRO AND POWER AUTHORITY (BC HYDRO) - Letter dated April 1, 2019 Request to Intervene by Fred James
C2-2 Letter dated July 15, 2019 – BC Hydro Submitting written evidence
C2-3 Letter dated September 11, 2019 – BC Hydro Submitting Responses to BCUC, CanGEA, CEC, Collective First Nations, Flintoff and KGI Information Requests No. 1
C3-1 FIRST NATIONS MAJOR PROJECTS COALITION (FNMPC) - Letter dated April 10, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Niilo Edwards
C3-2 Letter dated June 20, 2019 - FNMPC Submitting Report “The Role of Indigenous People in Major Project Development: Paths for Indigenous Participation in Electricity Infrastructure” in advance of Victoria Community Input Session Presentation
C3-3 Letter dated July 10, 2019 – FNMPC Submitting written evidence
C4-1 FORTISBC ENERGY INC. AND FORTISBC INC. (FORTISBC) - Letter dated April 12, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Doug Slater
C4-2 Letter dated July 15 2019 – FortisBC Submitting written evidence
C4-3 Letter dated September 10, 2019 - FortisBC Submitting Responses to BCUC Information Request No. 1
C4-4 Letter dated September 10, 2019 - FortisBC Submitting Responses to CEC Information Request No. 1
C4-5 Letter dated September 10, 2019 - FortisBC Submitting Responses to Collective First Nations Information Request No. 1
C4-6 Letter dated September 10, 2019 - FortisBC Submitting Responses to Flintoff Information Request No. 1
C4-7 Letter dated September 10, 2019 - FortisBC Submitting Responses to KGI Information Request No. 1
C5-1 FLINTOFF, DON (FLINTOFF) - Letter dated April 22, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status
C5-2 Letter dated July 12, 2019 – Flintoff Submitting written evidence
C5-3 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – Flintoff Submitting Information Request No. 1 to BC Hydro
C5-4 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – Flintoff Submitting Information Request No. 1 to FortisBC
C5-5 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – Flintoff Submitting Information Request No. 1 to Beecher Bay First Nation
C5-6 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – Flintoff Submitting Information Request No. 1 to Collective First Nations
C5-7 Letter dated August 22, 2019 – Flintoff Submitting Information Request No. 1 to Nisga’a Nation
C5-8 Letter dated September 10, 2019 - Flintoff Submitting Responses to BCUC Information Request No. 1
C5-9 Letter dated September 10, 2019 - Flintoff Submitting Responses to CEC Information Request No. 1
C6-1 KITSELAS GEOTHERMAL INC. (KGI) – Letter dated May 21, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Tim Thompson
C6-2 Letter dated June 27, 2019 – KGI PowerPoint Presentation submitted at Community Input Session in Prince George
C6-3 Letter dated July 15, 2019 – KGI Submitting written evidence
C6-4 Letter dated August 13, 2019 – KGI Submitting Information Request No. 1 to BC Hydro and FortisBC
C6-5 Letter dated September 10, 2019 – KGI Submitting Responses to BCUC Information Request No. 1
C6-6 Letter dated September 10, 2019 – KGI Submitting Responses to CEC Information Request No. 1
C7-1 CANADIAN GEOTHERMAL ENERGY ASSOCIATION (CANGEA) – Letter dated May 22, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Zach Harmer
C7-2 Letter dated July 15 2019 – CanGEA Submitting written evidence
C7-3 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CanGEA Submitting Information Request No. 1 to BC Hydro
C7-4 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CanGEA Submitting Information Request No. 1 to CFN-GBI
C7-5 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CanGEA Submitting Information Request No. 1 to FNLC
C7-6 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CanGEA Submitting Information Request No. 1 to FNMPC
C7-7 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CanGEA Submitting Information Request No. 1 to Tzeachten First Nation
C7-8 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CanGEA Submitting Information Request No. 1 to Westbank First Nation
C7-9 Letter dated August 19, 2019 – CanGEA Submitting Information Request to Nisga'a Nation
C7-10 Letter dated September 10, 2019 - CanGEA Submitting Responses to BCUC Information Requests No. 1
C7-11 Letter dated September 10, 2019 - CanGEA Submitting Responses to CEC Information Requests No. 1
C8-1 OSOYOOS INDIAN BAND (OIB) – Letter dated May 31, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Myrah Baptiste
C9-1 BEECHER BAY (SC'IANEW) FIRST NATION (BEECHER BAY FIRST NATION) – Letter dated June 6, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Ruth Sauder
C9-2 Letter dated July 15 2019 – Beecher Bay First Nation Submitting written evidence
C9-3 Letter dated September 10, 2019 – Beecher Bay First Nation Submitting Responses to BCUC, CEC and Flintoff Information Requests No. 1
C10-1 ENERPRO SYSTEMS CORP. (ENERPRO) – Letter dated June 6, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Steven Roka
C11-1 LEQ’A’:MEL FIRST NATION (LEQ’A’:MEL FIRST NATION) – Letter dated June 10, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Ellen Torng
C12-1 WESTBANK FIRST NATION GOVERNMENT (WFN) – Letter dated June 12, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Jen Bellingham
C12-2 Letter dated July 11, 2019 – WFN Submission providing written evidence
C13-1 NUU-CHAH-NULTH TRIBAL COUNCIL, COWICHAN TRIBES, GITANYOW FIRST NATION, HOMALCOW FIRST NATION, B.C. FIRST NATIONS CLEAN ENERGY WORKING GROUP - Letter dated June 19, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by David Austin of Stirling LLP
C13-2 Letter dated July 15 2019 – Collective First Nations Submitting written evidence
C13-3 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – Collective First Nations Submitting Information Request No. 1 to FBC
C13-4 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – Collective First Nations Submitting Information Request No. 1 to Scott Hempling
C13-5 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – Collective First Nations Submitting Information Request No. 1 to Daria Babaie
C13-6 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – Collective First Nations Submitting Information Request No. 1 to BC Hydro
C13-7 Letter dated September 10, 2019 – Collective First Nations Submitting Responses to CEC Information Request No. 1
C13-8 Letter dated September 10, 2019 – Collective First Nations Submitting Responses to Flintoff Information Request No. 1
C13-9 Letter dated September 10, 2019 – Collective First Nations Submitting Responses to BCUC Information Request No. 1
C14-1 ADAMS LAKE INDIAN BAND - Letter dated June 20, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Dave Nordquist
C14-2 Letter dated July 15 2019 – Adams Lake Submitting written evidence
C14-3 Letter dated September 10, 2019 – Adams Lake Submitting Responses to BCUC and CEC Information Requests No. 1
C15-1 FOOTHILLS FIRST NATION (FOOTHILLS FIRST NATION) - Letter dated June 27, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Lois Duke
C16-1 FIRST NATIONS LEADERSHIP COUNCIL (FNLC) - Letter dated June 28, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Jaime Sanchez
C16-2 Letter dated July 15 2019 – FNLC Submitting written evidence
C16-3 Letter dated August 29, 2019 – FNLC Submitting Responses to CEC Information Request No. 1
C16-4 Letter dated September 17, 2019 – FNLC Submitting Response to BCUC IR 5.1 to FNMPC
C17-1 FIRST NATIONS ENERGY AND MINING COUNCIL (FNEMC) - Letter dated July 2, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Paul Blom
C18-1 COMMERCIAL ENERGY CONSUMERS ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (CEC) - Letter dated July 15, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Christopher Weafer, Owen Bird Law Corporation
C18-2 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – Flintoff Submitting Information Request No. 1 to BC Hydro
C18-3 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CEC Submitting Information Request No. 1 to Adams Lake
C18-4 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CEC Submitting Information Request No. 1 to FortisBC
C18-5 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CEC Submitting Information Request No. 1 to Flintoff
C18-6 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CEC Submitting Information Request No. 1 to KGI and CanGEA
C18-7 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CEC Submitting Information Request No. 1 to Beecher Bay First Nation
C18-8 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CEC Submitting Information Request No. 1 to Collective First Nations
C18-9 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CEC Submitting Information Request No. 1 to FNLC
C18-10 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CEC Submitting Information Request No. 1 to CFN-GBI
C18-11 Letter dated August 12, 2019 – CEC Submitting Information Request No. 1 to FNMPC
C19-1 HEILTSUK TRIBAL COUNCIL (HEILTSUK TRIBAL COUNCIL) - Letter dated July 15, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Fred J. Weisberg, Weisberg Law Corporation
C20-1 COASTAL FIRST NATIONS – GREAT BEAR INITIATIVE SOCIETY (CFN-GBI) Letter dated July 16, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by Cameron Lusztig, Keppel Gate Consulting
C20-2 Letter dated July 10 2019 – CFN-GBI Submitting written evidence
C20-3 Letter dated August 26, 2019 – CFN-GBI Submitting Responses to CEC Information Request No. 1
C20-4 Letter dated September 10, 2019 – CFN-GBI Submitting Responses to BCUC Information Request No. 1
C20-5 Letter dated September 10, 2019 – CFN-GBI Submitting Responses to CanGEA Information Request No. 1
C21-1 NISGA’A LISIMS GOVERNMENT (NISGA’A NATION) – Letter dated July 26, 2019 – Request for Intervener Status by David Bursey
C21-2 Letter dated July 29, 2019 – Nisga’a Nation Submitting written evidence extension request
C21-3 Letter dated August 16, 2019 – Nisga’a Nation submitting written evidence
C21-4 Letter dated September 10, 2019 – Nisga’a Nation Submitting Responses to BCUC Information Request No. 1
C21-5 Letter dated September 10, 2019 – Nisga’a Nation Submitting Responses to Flintoff Information Request No. 1
C21-6 Letter dated September 10, 2019 – Nisga’a Nation Submitting Responses to CanGEA Information Request No. 1
  

"D" Exhibits - Interested Party Documents

TitleDocument Description
D-1 BORDEN, NANCY – Submission dated March 20, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status
D-2 KEYES, JANICE – Submission dated April 18, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status representing Community Energy Association
D-3 HEEREMA, DYLAN - Submission dated April 26, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status representing Pembina Institute
D-3-1 Letter dated September 9, 2019 – Submitting Letter of Comment on behalf of Pembina Institute
D-4 TILSON, MICHAEL - Submission dated May 9, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status representing Tsay Keh Dene Nation
D-5 DILAY, KATRINE – Submission dated May 15, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status on behalf of Public Interest Law Centre
D-6 THOMPSON, ALISON– Submission dated May 21, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status on behalf of Borealis Geopower Inc.
D-7 OKADA, YUHO – Submission dated May 23, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status on behalf of Barkley Project Group
D-8 LAMONT, RAYMOND – Submission dated June 4, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status on behalf of Tsay Keh Dene Nation
D-9 GROENENBERG, BERT – Submission dated June 4, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status on behalf of Southern Dakelh Nation Alliance
D-10 LUND, ROXANA – Submission dated June 7, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status on behalf of Brookfield Renewable
D-11 CHOTALIA, SHIVANI – Submission dated June 12, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status on behalf of NRStor Inc.
D-12 MCEVOY, JOSHUA – Submission dated June 25, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status on behalf of Queen’s University
D-13 MACCALLUM, ANDY - Submission dated June 27, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status on behalf of Natural Forces
D-14 HERCHAK, KATELYNNE - Submission dated July 3, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status
D-15 ANDREWS, WILLIAM J. – Submission dated July 4, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status on behalf of BC Sustainable Energy Association (BCSEA)
D-16 GREGORY, SARA – Submission dated July 10, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status on behalf of Oil and Gas Commission (OGC)
D-17 VAUGHN, NICOLA - Submission dated July 12, 2019 Request for Interested Party Status on behalf of Innergex Renewable Energy (Innergex)
  

"E" Exhibits - Letters of Comment

TitleDocument Description
E-1 Risse, B. – Letter of Comment dated March 26, 2019
E-2 Eunson, M – Letter of Comment dated June 11, 2019, Further to Cranbrook Community Input Session Presentation Document
E-2-1 Eunson, M – Letter of Comment dated June 11, 2019, Further to Cranbrook Community Input Session Presentation Document
E-3 Michell, Chief Patrick – Letter of Comment dated June 24, 2019, Further to Vancouver Community Input Session Presentation Document on behalf of Kanaka Bar
E-4 Waberski, M. - Letter of Comment dated March 5, 2018, Further to Victoria Community Input Session Presentation Document on behalf of Silver Star Property Owners Association
E-5 Nisga’a Village of Gitwinksihlkw – Letter of Comment dated June 17, 2019
E-6 Tsay Keh Dene – Letter of Comment dated July 15, 2019
E-7 Thorne, D. – Letter of Comment dated September 16, 2019
  

Transcripts

TitleDocument Description
Transcript Volume 1 Community Input Session Cranbrook June 3, 2019
Transcript Volume 2 Community Input Session Kelowna June 5, 2019
Transcript Volume 3 Community Input Session Kamloops June 6, 2019
Transcript Volume 4 Community Input Session Williams Lake June 7, 2019
Transcript Volume 5 Community Input Session Prince Rupert June 10, 2019
Transcript Volume 6 Community Input Session Vancouver June 12, 2019
Transcript Volume 7 Community Input Session Fort St. John June 25, 2019
Transcript Volume 8 Community Input Session Prince George June 27, 2019
Transcript Volume 9 Community Input Session Campbell River July 3, 2019
Transcript Volume 10 Community Input Session Victoria July 4, 2019