Trudeau-appointed panel recommends replacing NEB

National Observer

By Mike De Souza & Elizabeth McSheffrey in News, Energy, Politics | May 15th, 2017

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FORWARD, TOGETHER Enabling Canada’s Clean, Safe, and Secure Energy Future


A panel of experts appointed by the Trudeau government is recommending the shutdown of Canada’s scandal-plagued pipeline regulator.

In a groundbreaking 88-page report, the panel made 26 sweeping recommendations, including the replacement of the Calgary-based regulator, the National Energy Board (NEB), with a new Ottawa-based organization called the Canadian Energy Transmission Commission.It also recommended the creation of a new energy information agency.