Report of Unauthorized Activities near the Enbridge Pipelines Inc. Line 10, Ontario

File OF-Surv-UX2020-048

9 April 2020

Dear Information not available:

  • Report of Unauthorized Activities near the Enbridge Pipelines Inc. Line 10, Information not available Ontario

Enbridge Pipelines Inc. (Enbridge) has reported that unauthorized activities have occurred on or around March 19, 2020 within the Enbridge Line 10 Information not available Ontario. This pipeline is regulated by the Canada Energy Regulator (CER). As a company that owns or operates federally regulated pipelines, Enbridge is required to submit reports of unauthorized activities to the CER in accordance with the National Energy Board Pipeline Damage Prevention Regulations.Footnote 1

Unauthorized construction, excavation, and vehicular crossings near federally regulated pipelines have the potential to cause unintended damage. The CER’s goal is that pipelines and activities related to them are safe. In order to protect you, the public, the environment, and pipeline integrity, it is imperative that the CER’s regulations and pipeline company instructions regarding work near federally regulated pipelines are followed.

Accordingly, the attached Inspection Officer Order has been issued, requiring you to stop all unauthorized activity on or near the Line 10 Pipeline.

To assist you with future activities around federally regulated pipelines, please visit the CER website for links to more information including:

Additional hard copies can be obtained free of charge by submitting a request by email to or by telephone at 1-800-899-1265 (toll free).

If you have any questions regarding this letter and CER publications, or should you require any assistance regarding future activities near federally regulated pipelines, please contact the CER Damage Prevention by telephone at 1-800-899-1265 (toll free), or by email at


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CER Damage Prevention

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