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Skeetchestn Learning Garden Centre – Public Comments Invited

May 4, 2020 – Infrastructure Canada must determine whether the proposed Skeetchestn Learning Garden Centre Project, located in the Skeetchestn First Nation, is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

To help inform this determination, Infrastructure Canada is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination. All comments received will be considered public. For more information, individuals should consult the Privacy Notice (https://iaac-aeic.gc.ca/050/evaluations/Protection?culture=en-CA) on the Registry website.

Written comments must be submitted by June 3, 2020 to:

Davin St. Pierre (davin.stpierre@canada.ca), Senior Environmental Review and Approvals Officer, Infrastructure Canada, (613) 298-7414.

The Proposed Project

The Skeetchestn Indian Band (the proponent) aims to expand an existing garden connected to Skeetchestn Community School. This will allow increased production and storage capacity through the development of improved infrastructure and services.

Specifically, this expansion will include:

  • construction of a polycarbonate greenhouse;
  • construction of washrooms, processing room and workshops;
  • electrical and plumbing works as required;
  • installation of fencing and animal shelters for small livestock;
  • preparation and installation of a shipping container for cold storage; and
  • related works (sinks, water servicing to processing area, irrigation equipment in the greenhouse).
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