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Major Projects Management Office Initiative September 2009. Overview. Context Mandate and Objectives Definition of a Major Resource Project Roles and Responsibilities Key Elements of the MPMO Initiative Key Outcomes. Context. The regulatory system is under pressure. Capacity Constraints

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Major projects management office initiative september 2009

Major Projects Management Office InitiativeSeptember 2009


Overview

Overview

  • Context

  • Mandate and Objectives

  • Definition of a Major Resource Project

  • Roles and Responsibilities

  • Key Elements of the MPMO Initiative

  • Key Outcomes


The regulatory system is under pressure

Context

The regulatory system is under pressure

  • Capacity Constraints

    • High demand and strong commodity prices resulted in significant growth in the number of major resource projects over the past 5 years

    • $300 Billion in planned investments over the next 5+ years

  • System Constraints

    • Complex regulatory system, unpredictable processes

    • Major projects often subject to both federal and provincial reviews

    • More intensive Aboriginal consultation responsibilities

    • Many departments, agencies focused on their specific issues

  • No one was looking at how the pieces fit together or managing the system


Mandate of the major projects management office

Mandate

Mandate of the Major Projects Management Office

  • Dual mandate:

    • To enhance the accountability, transparency and predictability of the federal regulatory system

    • To lead collaborative research and policy analysis on short-, medium- and longer-term initiatives to further improve the performance of the regulatory system, such as legislative options

  • The MPMO mandate is limited to projects south of 60


Objectives of the major projects management office

Objectives

Objectives of the Major Projects Management Office

  • Key objectives:

    • Enhance competitiveness by improving predictability and timeliness of review process

    • Ensure the regulatory system and strengthens environmental and social considerations

    • Fulfill Aboriginal consultation responsibilities in a more consistent and meaningful manner

    • Provide focal point for system improvements

    • Enhance the accountability, transparency and predictability of the federal regulatory system.


Definition of a major resource project

Definition of a Major Resource Project

  • Major resource projects (MRP) are large-scale natural resource developments

    • e.g. mining, nuclear, oil and gas, hydro projects

  • Projects must be subject to one of the following environmental assessments under CEAA:

    • Panel review

    • Comprehensive study

    • Screening (large or complex multi-jurisdictional)


Mpmo represents a new approach to doing business

Roles/responsibilities

MPMO represents a new approach to doing business

  • Single point of entry for Proponents

  • Establish service standards

  • Develop Project Agreements (PAs)

  • Ensure Aboriginal consultation responsibilities are integrated into the regulatory process

  • Track and monitor progression of projects


Early engagement

Key elements

Early engagement

  • Facilitate an effective/efficient federal review

  • Prepare for potential federal roles/responsibilities

  • Foster communication between Proponent and federal departments/agencies

  • Clarify information requirements


Project description pd

Key elements

Project Description (PD)

Guide was developed to prepare a PD for MRP to ease entering the Federal Review Process by:

  • Determine information needed to commence an EA

  • Start Federal Coordination Regulation process

  • Post Notice of Commencement

  • Determine the preliminary scope and type of EA


Project agreements pa

Key elements

Project Agreements (PA)

Best effort commitment by DMs to foster the cooperation of their respective departments.

  • Signed by DMs

  • Clarify federal roles and responsibilities

  • Increase accountability and transparency

  • Provide foundation for project tracking and quality management

  • Service Standards/Timeline

    • Project Agreement Phase: 3 month target

    • Screenings: 12 -15 month target

    • Comprehensive Studies: 24 month target

    • Review Panels: 17 month target


Regulatory timelines and service standards

Key elements

Regulatory Timelines and Service Standards

Predicated on proponents submitting adequate regulatory applications during the EA phase


Aboriginal engagement consultation responsibilities

Key elements

Aboriginal Engagement/Consultation responsibilities

MPMO Initiative will:

  • Coordinate the one-window approach

  • Identify key roles and responsibilities

  • Develop an Aboriginal Engagement/Consultation Work Plans

  • Integrate the information into the PAs

  • Integrate records management

    Proponents should:

  • Be Proactive – benefits to engaging early

  • Document the Consultation Process

  • Refer to available documents


Executive management

Key elements

Executive Management

Accountability/Oversight

  • Regular reports to Ministers and Deputy Ministers

  • DM Major Projects Committee resolves project-related issues and provides executive oversight


Transparent tracking and monitoring

Key elements

Transparent Tracking and Monitoring

  • Publicly-accessible

  • Timelines based on the PAs


Key outcomes

Key Outcomes

  • High quality assessments of environmental and socio-economic effects of resource development

  • More predictable, accountable and timely regulatory review process

  • More consistent, adequate and meaningful Aboriginal consultations


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