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Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination
Installation of Temporary Housing at Stony Point (Former Camp Ipperwash), Ontario

November 12, 2020 — The Department of National Defence must decide whether the proposed project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

To help inform this decision, the Department of National Defence is inviting comments from the public on the project and its potential effects on the environment. All comments received will be considered public. For more information, individuals should consult the Privacy Notice on the Registry website.

Written comments must be submitted by December  2, 2020 to:

Lawrence Fogwill, P. Eng., Project Engineer
Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation, 6247 Indian Lane, N0N 1J1
Telephone Number: 519-786-2125
E-mail Address: Lawrence.Fogwill@kettlepoint.org

The Proposed Project

In 1942 Stony Point Reserve land was expropriated by the Government of Canada under the War Measures Act for use as a military training base. The Ipperwash Final Settlement Agreement between the Kettle and Stony Point First Nation and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada signed in 2016 included a commitment by the Government of Canada to clear and remediate the land and return it to the First Nation.

The proposed project includes the installation of 19 prefabricated temporary housing units on previously disturbed lands The Project will include site preparation (vegetation clearing, grading), construction of gravel pads and installation of new water, sanitary sewers and electrical utility lines to connect to existing systems.

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