Heating Conversion, Canadian Forces Housing Agency, Halifax Regional Housing Site - Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Halifax

The Department of National Defence (DND) is proposing to convert two existing summer hot water boilers from oil to natural gas and remove and dispose of existing underground oil storage tanks at the Canadian Forces Housing Agency Halifax Regional Housing Site at Canadian Forces Base Halifax, Windsor Park, Halifax. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, the replacement of existing oil-fired burners with natural gas burners, removal of existing oil piping system to existing oil fired boilers, provision of new natural gas piping from utility meter to mechanical room boilers, complete with all required system components, and the removal of two existing 25,000 litre underground storage tanks. The work is proposed to begin Spring 2023.


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Latest update

March 19, 2023 – The public comment period on the project is closed. The Department of National Defence is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - February 27, 2023


Margaret Brown
Department of National Defence
Margaret Brown, Manager
70 Labrador Avenue
Shearwater, Nova Scotia B0J 3A0
Email: margaret.brown@forces.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Halifax (Nova Scotia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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