Notice of Determination


Ottawa, Ontario - May 12th, 2020- The National Capital Commission has determined that the proposed project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


This determination was based on a consideration of the following factors:

  • impacts on rights of Indigenous peoples;
  • Indigenous knowledge;
  • community knowledge;
  • comments received from the public;
  • technically and economically feasible mitigation measures; and
  • the components of the environment that are within the legislative authority of Parliament identified in the Definitions section of the Impact Assessment Act.


Mitigation measures taken into account for this determination will be put in place to address potential significant adverse effects on the following components of the environment:

  • Migratory Birds;
  • Species at Risk;
  • Groundwater;
  • Surface Water;
  • Soil Quality;
  • Air Quality;
  • Vegetation;
  • Human health;
  • Archaeological resources;
  • Paleontological resources.

After reviewing comments received and conducting an internal review of effects, the National Capital Commission is satisfied that that the carrying out of the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. Therefore, the National Capital Commission may carry out the project, exercise any power, perform any duty or function, or provide financial assistance to enable the project to be carried out in whole or in part.


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