British Columbia Utilities Commission Indigenous Utilities Regulation Inquiry

Timetable

SubjectDate
BCUC information requests (IRs) on written evidenceMonday, August 05, 2019
Intervener IRs on written evidenceMonday, August 12, 2019
Intervener responses to IRs on written evidenceTuesday, September 10, 2019
Letters of Comment DeadlineTuesday, September 10, 2019
Final intervener submissionsFriday, September 27, 2019
Draft report issued for commentFriday, November 01, 2019
Participant comments on draft reportFriday, November 22, 2019
Interim Report issued to Lieutenant Governor in CouncilTuesday, December 31, 2019
Final Report issued to Lieutenant Governor in CouncilFriday, January 31, 2020
  

Hearing Location

Hearing and Other Documents

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*_Exhibit List Updated July 22, 2019 @ 4:27 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
  

"D" Exhibits - Interested Party Documents

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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-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

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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
  

Transcripts

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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