Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek - Small Scale Waste Transfer Design and Construction

Work includes the construction of a small-scale waste transfer station, located approximately 3.5 km north of the turn off to the community of KZA Gull Bay First Nation on Highway 527. Gull Bay First Nation is located approximately 200 km north of Thunder Bay, Ontario (Site). Site is a former community farming area, now re-purposed for waste management planning.  There is an access road and historic clearing at the proposed site. Otherwise, there is no infrastructure currently on the property. The closest nearby infrastructure is Highway 527 located east of the Site. Physical work activities include: - Construction of a raised ramp, and a sawtooth-style waste deposition area with a truck turn-around area for residential and commercial waste recieving, including parking and staging areas; - Construction of an 8 m wide, 750 m long granular access road along the exisitng access road alignment; - Construction of 4 m wide, 280 m long truck haul road; - Installation of a 9 m double wide chain link gate and 60 m long, 1.6 m high chain link fence at the site entrance; and, - Installation of perimeter drainage ditches along the access road and a drainage culvert at the site entrance.

Latest update

May 13, 2022 -  Indigenous services Canada issued its notice of determination ( ) and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek - Small Scale Waste Transfer Design and Construction - May 13, 2022
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - November 16, 2021


Indigenous Services Canada
Aaron Pervais, Environmental Officer
300-100 Anemki Dr
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7J 1A5
Telephone: 807-358-1802

  • Location

    • Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (Gull Bay) First Nation (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Waste Management
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    DST, A Division of Englobe Corp
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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