Sipekne'katik Subdivision Development

The project consists of the development of a proposed residential subdivision located in Sipekne'katik First Nation, NS. The total project footprint is approximately 10 hectares, including 1.4km of roads and utilities (water main and, sanitary sewers) and up to 76 housing lots (800 – 1,100m2 per lot).  Final location of each building will be based on site constraints and environmental considerations.

Activities include site preparation, clearing and grubbing of the project site; implementation of sediment and erosion control measures; site grading; excavation, placement fill and gravel; installation of new water lines and sanitary sewer main; ditches and culverts; utility poles; construction of asphalt roads, gravel driveways and parking area.

Latest update

April 3, 2023 – Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) intend 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, ISC and CMHC are inviting public comments until May 3, 2023 respecting that determination.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Notice of Intent to Make a Determination - Start of Public Comment Period - April 3, 2023


Indigenous Services Canada - Atlantic
Indigenous Services Canada
PO BOX 160
40 Havelock Street
Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 3Z3
Telephone: 1-800-567-9604
Fax: 902-661-6237

  • Location

    • Sipekne'katik First Nation (Nova Scotia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Sipekne'katik First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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