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 orientation plan, that sets out the manner in which Foothills intends to carry out the provisions of section 27.

Opportunity Measures

 Foothills shall

  • (a) ensure that Indian, Metis and non-status Indian people have access to training and employment opportunities in respect of the construction or operation of the pipeline;

  • (b) ensure that women have access to employment opportunities in respect of the construction or operation of the pipeline; and

  • (c) provide appropriate support measures in relation to training, recruitment and employment practices to meet any special needs of women and of Indian, Metis and non-status Indian people to enable them to take maximum advantage of the opportunities referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b).

 Foothills shall ensure that Indian, Metis and non-status Indian people of the Province have a fair and competitive opportunity to participate in the supply of goods and services for the pipeline.

 Foothills shall, following consultation with Indian, Metis and non-status Indian organizations in the Province, and, when directed by the designated officer, women’s organizations in the Province, submit to the designated officer for his approval a plan, to be known as the opportunity measures plan, that sets out the manner in which Foothills intends to carry out the provisions of sections 29 and 30.

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 32 and 33.

Work Camps

 Where Foothills establishes a work camp in the Province for the construction of the pipeline in that Province, it shall notify the government of the Province not less than 90 days in advance of the establishment of the work camp of the location and size of the work camp and the period for which it shall be used.

Health

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

 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 on or in connection with the construction or operation of the pipeline.