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The Epekwitk Mena'taqug Centre

The proposed project involves the construction of a multi-purpose 8,295  sq. foot building that will have space devoted to employment services and Skills Partnership Fund (SPF), an artisan market space for Social Enterprise, Epekwitk Lanyards, demonstration and retail space for Social Enterprise Projects and local artisans, commercial kitchen for Social Enterprise - Epekwitk Gardens and preserves to prepare preserves for retain, cater meetings, events as well as food service window in peak tourism season, satellite office space for Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI and professional office space for Abegweit First Nation. The aim of the project is to provide an opportunity for local people to work and create on the reserve with an opportunity to sell in the retail space. It will improve access and increase the quality of cultural and community infrastructure for Indigenous peoples living in PEI.


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Latest update

May 13, 2020– Infrastructure Canada intends to make a determination regarding whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. To help inform this determination, Infrastructure Canada is inviting public comments until Jun 12, 2020, respecting that determination.

Note: the location for this project has changed and is now 400 m East on St. Peters Road. INFC is required to restart the 30-day public comment period as of August 27,2020. Infrastructure Canada is inviting public comments until September 27, 2020, respecting this determination..

Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Notice of Intent - The Epekwitk Mena'taqug Centre (French Only) - May 13, 2020

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Aboriginal Consultation and Environmental Services
1100 - 180 Kent St
Ottawa, ON K1P 0B6

  • Location

    • The Epekwitk Mena'taqug Centre (Prince Edward Island)
  • Project Type

    • Building and Property Development
  • Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Abegweit First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
    • Infrastructure Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


Nearby projects

..within 200 kilometres
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