Wikwemikong First Nation - Elders Home Redevelopment

Wikwemikong First Nation is proposing an Elders Home Redevelopment Project. The current Elder's Home (Long-Term Care Home) is under capacity, and needs to be redeveloped with a higher bed capacity. The new Elder's Home will be ~7,000 m2. The lot will be serviced with communal water/wastewater treatment system, hydro, and fibre-optics. Also, this project will include the development of a gravel road access with appropriate drainage ditching to the new Elder's Home facility.

Latest update

June 29, 2023 – Indigenous Services 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, Indigenous Services Canada is inviting public comments until July 29, 2023 respecting the determination.

September 15, 2023 – Indigenous Services Canada issued its notice of determination  and determined that the project insert conclusion from potential conclusions below.

The conclusion is that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
3 Notice of Determination - September 15, 2023
1 Public Comments Invited - June 29, 2023


Indigenous Services Canada
Ricky Chiu, Environment Officer
7th Floor
655 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2K4
Telephone: 647-327-7603
Email: rickywaikei.chiu@sac-isc.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Wikwemikong First Nation (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
    • Highways and Roads
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Wikwemikong First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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