- Aboriginal Affairs
- Constitutional Issues
- Consumer Issues
- Economic Development
- Employment and Training
- Intellectual Property
- Internal Trade
- International Development
- International Relations
- International Trade
- Justice and Law Enforcement
- Regional Development
- Research and Development
- Science and Technology
- Small Business
- Taxation and Finance
Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- Emergency Preparedness Act - discussion in respect to ensuring delivery of energy resources in the event of a national emergency
- Fisheries Act - discussion in respect to ensuring that large linear infrastructure projects, of national importance and significance are completed in a timely fashion while respecting fish habitat
- Migratory Birds Convention Act - discussions to ensure best managment practices related to pipeline projects relative to the act
- National Energy Board Act - discussion in respect landowner consultation, public participation and intervenor funding, collection of funds for Terminal Negative Salvage, Crown consultation and the federal government’s duty to consult, export licensing and pipeline regulatory requirements and reform
- Species at Risk Act (SARA) - Discussion regarding SARA in respect to ensuring that large linear infrastructure projects, of national importance and significance, are completed in a timely fashion while respecting the natural habitat of Canadian species at risk.
Policies or Program
- Aboriginal Consultation and Accommodation - Discussion surrounding Aboriginal Consultation and Accommodation: Interim Guidelines for Federal Officials to Fulfill the Legal Duty to Consult, a report issued by the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada pertaining to the Crown’s duty to consult and corresponding uncertainty for industry and Canada’s aboriginal population.
- Aboriginal Treaty Rights – discussion surrounding aboriginal and metis policy regarding education and training, crown consultation, capacity building and accommodation.
- Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency - promotion of an effective environmental assessment regime to enhance and streamline the assessment of pipeline projects. The objective is to obtain the timely review and issuance of federal regulatory apprioval permits and authorizations in a coordinated manner across jurisdictions
- Climate Change - Climate change policy with respect to greenhouse gas emission (GHG) targets and interrelationship of sector specific GHG targets
- Internal Trade Harmonization – discussion surrounding internal trade harmonization in respect of labour supplies and energy.
- Major Project Management Office (MPMO) - discussion in respect to MPMO implementation and timely decision-making for linear infrastructure projects of national significance, ensuring habitat protection (particularly, but not exclusive to, fish and waterways), aboriginal consultation, stakeholder consultation and participant funding and Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency triggers are managed in a timely and responsible fashion.
- Pipeline Development (Capital Requirements) - Discussion surrounding fiscal competitiveness as it relates to pipeline development in Canada.
- Pipeline Safety and Integrity - promotion of a more robust policy of strengthening and enforcement with respect to damage prevention regulations (DPRs) and the creation of an 811 national one call system in coordination with federal and provincial governments.
- Regulatory Efficiency and Effectiveness – promotion of an effective environmental assessment regime to enhance and streamline the assessment of pipeline projects. The objective is to obtain the timely review and issuance of federal regulatory approval permits and authorizations in a coordinated manner across jurisdictions.
- Sustainable Development – advicate for a new and more coordinated sustainable development strategy as it relates to pipeline projects.
- Tax Policy - Discussion regarding Taxation Policy, as it pertains to Granting Current Tax Relief for Pipeline Abandonment Funding which would involve collecting Terminal Negative Salvage (TNS) costs and ensuring pipelines are responsibly reclaimed when they are no longer in use
- Pipeline Tariff Regulation - discussion in respect to assessing and allocating pipeline tolls
Websites, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone Calls, Informal Communication
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA)
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT)
Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA)
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Finance Canada (FIN)
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC)
Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission (HMIRC)
Health Canada (HC)
House of Commons
Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)
Justice Canada (JC)
National Defence (DND)
National Energy Board (NEB)
National Research Council (NRC)
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
Privy Council Office (PCO)
Public Safety Canada (PS)
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Senate of Canada
Statistics Canada (StatCan)
Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB)
Transport Canada (TC)
Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
Government institutions added through a monthly communication report
- Infrastructure Canada (INFC)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) represents the views of its member companies by: working with governments and other stakeholders in the formulation of policy and regulation, promoting best practice sharing, and conducting research to support appropriate policy formulation, all with the intent of ensuring that Canadians benefit from an energy transportation infrastructure system that is operated safely and is financially sound and environmentally sustainable.
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
President & CEO
Organization's membership or classes of membership
Full Members are those whose primary business is the transportation by pipeline of hydrocarbon substances. Technical Members are those whose business interests include the transportation by pipeline of hydrocarbon substances. Associate Members are those whose business interests cause them to have a bona fide interest in the energy pipeline business but that do not fall within the categories of Full or Technical Members.
No government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
In-house Organization Contact Information
1860, 205 - 5th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 2V7
Lobbyists employed by the organization
- Amanda Affonso,
Director, Regulatory & Financial |
No public offices held
- Brenda Kenny,
President & CEO |
Public offices held
- Kim McCaig,
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer |
No public offices held
- Philippe Reicher,
Vice President, Communications & Stakeholder Relations |
No public offices held
- Ziad Saad,
Vice President, Safety & Sustainability |
No public offices held