NEB to Hear Final Argument on Mackenzie Gas Project

Participants in the Mackenzie Gas Project hearing will have their chance to persuade the National Energy Board (NEB) to approve or deny the project when final argument begins on April 12, 2010 in Yellowknife, NT.

Final argument on the project, which would deliver natural gas from the Mackenzie Delta to northern Alberta, will begin at the Explorer Hotel on Monday, 12 April at 1 p.m. and will move to the Midnight Sun Recreation Complex in Inuvik, NT on Tuesday, 20 April. A live audio feed from the hearing will be provided in English, French, Inuvialuktun, Gwich'in, North Slavey, South Slavey and Dene Tha' on the National Energy Board's website at

"We are looking forward to hearing the views and opinions of hearing participants on the decisions we must take," said NEB Panel Chairman Kenneth Vollman.