Registration - In-house Organization
Canadian Energy Pipeline Association / association canadienne de pipelines d'energie / Chris Bloomer, President & CEO
Version 30 of 32 (2019-02-28 to 2019-09-30)
- 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
- Bill C-69 an act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts - participate in discussions and consultations and suggest amendments to the Bill.
- Canadian Environmental Assessment Act - participation in consultations to review and reform the Act including providing input on the Expert Panel Report on Environmental Assessment Processes.
- Comments provided on proposed mandatory reporting standards in the extractive sector as developed under the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act.
- Emergency Preparedness Act - discussion in respect to ensuring delivery of energy resources in the event of a national emergency
- Federal Pre-Budget Consultations - recommendations for consideration provided to House of Commons Finance Committee.
- Fisheries Act - participate in discussions and consultations to review the Act 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 - participate in discussions and consultations in related to reform of the Act including input on the Expert Panel Report on NEB Modernization.
- Navigation Protection Act (NWPA) - consultations regarding the review of the Act to ensure that considerations affecting large linear infrastructure projects are represented
- Pipeline Safety Act - discussions surrounding implementation of the Act
- Provide input toward legislative proposals relating to the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.
- 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.
- Transportation Act - provide input toward the review of the Act from the perspective of critical energy transportation infrastructure.
Policies or Program
- Aboriginal Consultation and Accommodation - Discussion surrounding aboriginal consultation and accommodation matters pertaining to the Crown’s duty to consult and corresponding uncertainty and impacts for industry and Canada’s aboriginal population, including issues related to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC).
- Aboriginal Treaty Rights – discussion surrounding aboriginal and metis policy regarding education and training, crown consultation, capacity building and accommodation, including consultation on the Federal Comprehensive Land Clams Policy.
- 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 - provide input in the development of climate change policy with respect to greenhouse gas emission (GHG) targets and interrelationship of sector specific GHG targets and reporting including the Clean Fuel Standard.
- Cost Recovery - provide input towards the implementation of cost recovery levies
- Major Project Management Office (MPMO) - discussion in respect to MPMO and MPMO West 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.
- Participate in discussions related to the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to ensure cross-border energy transmission implications are taken into account including participation in the Energy Consultation Group.
- Pipeline Safety and Integrity - promotion of a more robust policy of strengthening and enforcement with respect to damage prevention regulations (DPRs).
- 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.
- Comments and discussions surrounding proposed Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMP) Regulations under the National Energy Board (NEB).
- Comments on proposed Amendments to Regulations for Pipeline Damage Prevention.
- Comments provided on the reporting requirements for unauthorized third party activity revisions to the Transportation Safety Board Regulations.
- Input provided to Base Level Industrial Emission Requirments (BLIERS) regulations towards single regulation under Multi-Sector Air Polution Regulations (MSAPR).
- Navigation Protection Act - comments provided regarding proposed changes to Minor Works Orders.
- Participate in discussions related to GHG reduction regulations including proposed Methane Reduction Regulations and the Regulatory Framework on Carbon Pollution Pricing.
- Pipeline Tariff Regulation - discussion in respect to assessing and allocating pipeline tolls including exemptions from filing requirements in the Toll Information Regulations.
- Pipeline development capital requirements - Discussion surrounding fiscal competitiveness as it relates to pipeline development in Canada including designated company cost recovery regulatory proposals.
- Provide input towards the NEB online event reporting guidelines.
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations - comments on proposed ammendments
- Written communication
- Oral communication
- Grass-roots communication
- Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
- Bank of Canada
- Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
- Canada Foundation for Innovation
- Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
- Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA)
- Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT)
- Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor)
- Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
- Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA)
- Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
- Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
- Export Development Canada (EDC)
- Finance Canada (FIN)
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
- Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
- House of Commons
- Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
- Infrastructure Canada (INFC)
- Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
- National Defence (DND)
- National Energy Board (NEB)
- National Research Council (NRC)
- Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
- Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
- Office of the Auditor General of Canada (OAG)
- Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
- Privy Council Office (PCO)
- Public Safety Canada (PS)
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
- Senate of Canada
- Standards Council of Canada (SCC)
- Statistics Canada (StatCan)
- Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB)
- Transport Canada (TC)
- Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
- Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (Port Metro Vancouver)
- Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
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
Chris Bloomer, President & CEO
Organization's membership or classes of membershipFull Members are those whose primary business is the transportation by pipeline of hydrocarbon substances. The Integrity First Partners of the Corporation are those corporations, associations, partnerships or other organizations that are not Full Members whose business interests include the transportation by pipeline of hydrocarbon substances or any other substance approved by the Board of Directors and who are participants in the Integrity First Program.
Government fundingNo government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
In-house Organization Contact Information
#202, 505 - 3rd Street SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3E6
Lobbyists employed by the organization
- Rob Beamish, Executive Director, CEPA Foundation | No public offices held
- Alisha Bhura, Regulatory Advisor | No public offices held
- Chris Bloomer, President and CEO | No public offices held
- Jim Campbell, Vice President, Business Environment | No public offices held
- Ben Coleman, Manager, Government and Stakeholder Relations | No public offices held
- Cyril Elbers, Director, Communications | No public offices held
- Kai Horsfield, Senior Policy Advisor | No public offices held
- Jordan Inkster, Integrity First Coordinator | No public offices held
- Sonya Savage, Senior Director, Policy and Regulatory Affairs | No public offices held
- Patrick Smyth, Vice President, Safety and Engineering | Public offices held
- Jim Yaremko, Director, Safety and Engineering | No public offices held