Manitoba Clean Environment Commission


Keeyask Generation Project

Terms of Reference

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Background Information

A motions hearing will be held on October 17, 2013. The hearing will be held at the Winnipeg Convention starting at 9:00 a.m. Attendees at this meeting will include the Commission Panel, representatives from Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship, the Proponent and all Participants. Four motions will be heard. The public is welcome to observe. The agenda is posted below.

Panel Members

Terry Sargeant (Chair)

Terry Sargeant has been the Chair of the Clean Environment Commission since January 2004. Prior to that, he was the Chief Appeal Commissioner of the Workers Compensation Appeal Commission.

In 1996, following almost twenty years of government service, with the House of Commons and the governments of Manitoba, Yukon and British Columbia, Terry enrolled in the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba, graduating in 1999. Following a year of articling with the Public Interest Law Centre, he was called to the Manitoba Bar in June 2000.

In other activities, he serves on the boards of Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Border Crossings magazine, the Council of Canadian Administrative Tribunals and the Manitoba Council of Administrative Tribunals. Past service has included the boards of the University of Manitoba, the Winnipeg Folk Festival and the Manitoba Theatre Centre.

Edwin Yee (Commissioner)

Edwin Yee is a retired environmental consultant with 30 years experience in regulatory management of toxic chemicals, hazardous waste and contaminated sites. Mr. Yee has participated in the development of national and international guidelines and standards for soil quality and petroleum hydrocarbons and provided guidance to the Abandoned Mines Advisory Committee.

Reg Nepinak (Commissioner)

Reg Nepinak is a member of Pine Creek First Nation (PCFN). Reg continues to work with Aboriginal families and youth, mentoring them in traditional living and values. He has worked as a program manager and guidance counselor for PCFN after a decade of working in Calgary in Aboriginal Child and Family Services. For 20 years prior to that, he specialized in explosives, radioactive tools and directional drilling in the oil industry.

Judy Bradley (Commissioner)

Judy Bradley had a career in education spanning more than forty years. From 1968 to 1992, she was a teacher, initially with the Winnipeg School Division, followed by many years with the St. James-Assiniboia School Division. In 1984, she was elected President of the St. James-Assiniboia School Teachers' Association; in 1987, to the Executive of the Manitoba Teachers' Society; and in 1991 as President of the Manitoba Teachers' Society. In 1992, she took a position as Staff Officer with the MTS. In 1999, she became Assistant General Secretary of the MTS and in 2005, General Secretary. She retired from that position in 2009.

Upload a Written Submission or Presentation

If you cannot make an oral presentation to the Panel, you may send in a written submission. Written submissions will be accepted until November 14, 2013. You may upload your written submission using the tool below.

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Public Sessions

Please find the dates and times for the Keeyask Generation Project hearings below. Daily schedules will be posted as they become available. If you wish to make either an oral presentation or a written submission to the Panel, please see additional information below

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Written Submissions

Presentation by Darrell Settee, PIM-006

Video Presentation by Pimicikamak Okimawin - Darrell Settee at the Keeyask Generation Project Hearing.

Keeyask Prayer Song

Keeyask Prayer Song. Presented by Janet McIvor and family on November 14, 2013 at the Keeyask Generation Project Hearing.

Hydro + Dams = Death. Video Presentation, PIM-005

Presentation by Pimicikamak on December 5, 2013 at the Clean Environment Commission Hearing of the Keeyask Generation Project. Presented by Darwin Paupanakis.

Final Report

The Minister of Sustainable Development released the RCEA Final report on August 21, 2018. A limited number of printed copies are available on request.