An Act to amend the Indian Oil and Gas Act

This bill was last introduced in the 40th Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in December 2009.

This bill was previously introduced in the 40th Parliament, 1st Session.

Sponsor

Chuck Strahl  Conservative

Status

This bill has received Royal Assent and is now law.

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment amends the Indian Oil and Gas Act to clarify and expand the existing regulation-making powers and to add new ones, particularly with respect to licences, permits and leases for the exploration and exploitation of oil and gas on reserve lands and the determination and payment of oil and gas royalties. It also puts in place sanctions for contraventions of the Act as well as provisions for its enforcement.

Elsewhere

All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on March 3, 2009

  • Strater Crowfoot, Executive Director, Indian Oil and Gas Canada, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • Karl Jacques, Senior Counsel, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • James Ahnassay, Member of the Board, Indian Resource Council
  • Roy Fox, President, Indian Resource Council
  • George Stanley, Chief of the Frog Lake First Nation, Indian Resource Council
  • Joe Dion, President of the Frog Lake Energy Resources Corporation, Indian Resource Council
  • Delbert Wapass, Vice-Chief of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations, Indian Resource Council

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on March 5, 2009

  • Carolyn Buffalo, Chief of the Montana Cree Nation, Assembly of First Nations
  • Eugene Seymour, Coordinator, Independent Lobby to amend the Indian Oil and Gas Act
  • Karl Jacques, Senior Counsel, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • John Dempsey, Director, Policy, Indian Oil and Gas Canada, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • Clerk of the Committee, Mr. Graeme Truelove

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on March 12, 2009

  • Bruce Labelle, Chief, Chiniki First Nation
  • Clifford Poucette, Chief, Wesley First Nation
  • David Bearspaw, Chief, Bearspaw First Nation
  • John Snow, Member, Wesley First Nation
  • Douglas Rae, Lawyer, Chiniki First Nation, Stoney Nakoda First Nations
  • Karl Jacques, Senior Counsel, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • John Dempsey, Director, Policy, Indian Oil and Gas Canada, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • Strater Crowfoot, Executive Director, Indian Oil and Gas Canada, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on March 24, 2009

  • John Dempsey, Director, Policy, Indian Oil and Gas Canada, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • Karl Jacques, Senior Counsel, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development