Panel Review process


The Executive Committee may establish a Panel of the Board to conduct a review of a project.

In general, Panel reviews would be conducted to assess projects that:

  • Have potential significant adverse effects
  • Are likely to cause significant public concern
  • Involve the use of controversial technology; or
  • Other levels of assessment have been unable to come to a recommendation

Panel Composition 

A Panel of the Board is comprised of Board members as set out in YESAA. 

Panel Rules

Panel reviews are conducted according to a specific set of rules.  The Rules for a Panel of the Board are located here.

Below is the Panel Process flowchart:


A detailed flowchart of the Panel Review process is located here