News Release
Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador — Participant Funding Allocated

May 21, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $216,232.57 in federal funds to 21 recipients to assist their participation in the Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area.

The funding was made available through the Agency's Participant Funding Program and will assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in activities related to the Regional Assessment. This includes preparing for and participating in workshops and meetings, and reviewing and providing comments on relevant documents.

For more information on the Regional Assessment, please visit the Agency's website at (Registry reference number 80156).

Details of Funding Allocation for the Regional Assessment



Balaena Institute for Cetacean Conservation Studies


Bill Montevecchi


Conseil de la Première Nation des Innus Nutashkuan


Conseil des Innus d'Ekuanishit


East Coast Environmental Law Association


Ecology Action Centre


Fish Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) Union


Innu Nation


Kwilmu'kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office


Miawpukek First Nation


Mi'gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat


Mi'gmawe'l Tplu'taqnn Inc.


Newfoundland & Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association (NOIA)


Northern Peninsula (Mekap'sk) Mi'kmaq Band


Nunatsiavut Government


NunatuKavut Community Council


Qalipu First Nation


Sierra Club Canada Foundation


Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick


Woodstock First Nation


WWF Canada




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Marissa Harfouche
Communications Advisor
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

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