Explosives Storage Area Fence Repairs at 9 Wing Gander, Canadian Forces Base Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador

The Department of National Defence is proposing to conduct repairs to the fence and fence area surrounding the explosives storage area at 9 Wing Gander. The repair activities will include removal of approximately 680 metres of existing fencing and associated accessories, including mesh fabric, poles, and barbed wire strands; removal of approximately 4,145 m2 of vegetation; site preparation, including excavation, drilling, trenching, and/or backfilling and grading required for placement of new fence posts and fencing; installation of corrugated metal pipes; installation of galvanized steel chain-link security fencing system, including all concrete foundation piers and related supporting infrastructure, 2.135 metres high by 680 linear metres; installation of approximately 4,145 m2 of textile fabric, and granular material; and general site restoration and cleanup.

Latest update

August 11, 2022— The Department of National Defence 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 Notice of Determination - August 11, 2022


Roger Hann
Department of National Defence
Roger Hann, Engineering Officer, Real Property Operations (Gander)
PO Box 6000, Station Forces
Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador A1V 1X1
Email: roger.hann@forces.gc.ca

  • Location

    • 9 Wing Gander (Newfoundland and Labrador)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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