Business Opportunities

 Foothills shall provide businesses in the Province with a fair and competitive opportunity to supply goods and services for the pipeline.

 Foothills shall cooperate with the government of the Province in that government’s program in assisting businesses in the Province that are seeking to supply goods and services for the pipeline.

 Foothills shall, following consultation with the government of the Province, submit to the designated officer for his approval a plan, to be known as the business opportunities plan, that sets out the manner in which Foothills intends to carry out the provisions of sections 36 and 37.

Transportation and Logistics

 Foothills shall, if directed by the designated officer, participate with the Government of Canada or the government of the Province, as the case may be, in any transportation study conducted by that government to assess the quality and capacity of existing transportation facilities in the Province.

 Foothills shall, during the construction of the pipeline, endeavour in its use of transportation facilities not to disrupt transportation services in the Province.

 Foothills shall bear the cost of any additional transportation infrastructure provided, at the request of Foothills, by the Government of Canada or the government of the Province for the construction of the pipeline and, where practical, shall ensure that such infrastructure is built, maintained and disposed of to provide maximum long-term benefit to those communities affected by the additional transportation infrastructure.

 Foothills shall, following consultation with the government of the Province, the Board of the Peace River — Liard Regional District and the communities referred to in section 41, submit to the designated officer for his approval a plan, to be known as the transportation and logistics plan, that sets out the manner in which Foothills intends to carry out the provisions of sections 40 and 41.

Health

 Foothills shall, in consultation with the government of the Province, ensure that proper facilities are provided and arrangements are made for adequate care and treatment of any ill or injured person employed in the construction or operation of the pipeline.

 Foothills shall ensure that the health of all persons employed on or in connection with the construction or operation of the pipeline is safeguarded by the implementation of generally accepted public health standards.

 Foothills shall submit to the designated officer for his approval a plan, to be known as the health plan, that sets out the manner in which Foothills intends to carry out the provisions of sections 43 and 44.

Security

 Foothills, in consultation with the Government of Canada, the government of the Province and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, shall

  • (a) maintain security of the pipeline;

  • (b) provide physical security in respect of each campsite or worksite established by Foothills and the buildings and property of Foothills; and

  • (c) provide, at reasonable cost, all goods and services requested by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Sheriffs’ Services of the Province, and any other peace officers that are required by them to carry out their duties in connection with the pipeline, including

    • (i) transportation to remote or isolated locations if the means of transportation are not available to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Sheriffs’ Services or the peace officer making the request,

    • (ii) accommodation, including accommodation for prisoners, office space and storage facilities for police supplies and equipment,

    • (iii) such access and use of communications equipment and facilities of Foothills as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Sheriffs’ Services or any other peace officers may require, and

    • (iv) such goods or services as are necessary for the maintenance of reasonable living standards, having regard to local conditions.