July 2021 Update

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Where we are at in the provincial process.

Programs taking place in June and a snapshot of programs later in the summer.

The importance of groundwater

Upcoming Videos

June 2021 Update

Where we are at in the provincial process.

Programs taking place in June and a snapshot of programs later in the summer.

The importance of groundwater

Upcoming Videos

May 2021 Update: upcoming Field Programs, info sessions and process Update

Welcome to the Marten Falls First Nation (MFFN) Community Access Road e-blast with updates on current and upcoming activities. In this e-blast you will learn more about:  Terms of Reference: Where we are at in the provincial process Field Studies Update: Caribou update and snapshot of upcoming summer programs Indigenous Knowledge Program: Why it’s important for the Community Access Road Upcoming Virtual Information …

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Proposed Alternative Route Evaluation Criteria for the EA

Back to all Open House #2 boards   An evaluation will be completed in the Environmental Assessment to compare Alternative 1 and Alternative 4 against a set of criteria specific to the Community Access Road. Natural Environment: Air quality; Noise; Surface water (e.g., lakes, rivers, ponds, creeks) and groundwater; Significant ecological features and protected sites; …

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Where will the Proposed Community Access Road be Built?

Back to all Open House #2 boards   Alternative 1 and Alternative 4 within the West Corridor will continue to be assessed and evaluated in the EA. Both of these potential routes start at Painter Lake Road and run north before turning eastward toward the MFFN community; roughly following the west/north side of the Albany …

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What’s Next?

Back to all Open House #2 boards   Should the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) approve the Proposed Terms of Reference, which will be submitted after the Draft Terms of Reference review period is complete, MFFN will start the Individual Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Community Access Road. Consultation during the EA …

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What is the Federal Impact Assessment Process?

Back to all Open House #2 boards   The federal Impact Assessment process began in August 2019 with review and comment of the published initial Project Description. This was available on the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada’s (Agency) website page for the Community Access Road. Indigenous communities, regulatory agencies, the public and other interested persons …

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What is a Terms of Reference?

Back to all Open House #2 boards   A Terms of Reference is a requirement of the Provincial Environmental Assessment (EA) process, and is a “road map” for planning and decision-making during the next phase of the Environmental Assessment process. It provides an overview of the: Purpose and description of the Project (e.g., the development …

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