Proposed Timeline for the Terms of Reference and Environmental Assessment

Late Winter to Spring 2019

  • A Notice of Commencement of the Terms of Reference was published and distributed on March 6, 2019 (view the English or French Notice of Commencement)
  • A Notice of Public Information Centres #1 was published and distributed on April 16, 2019 (view the English or French Notice of Public Information Centres)
  • Ongoing engagement with Indigenous communities

Summer 2019

  • Initial Project Description submitted to the Federal Impact Assessment Agency
  • Field studies conducted on alternative routes throughout Summer into 2020

Fall 2019

  • Detailed Project Description to be submitted under the Federal Impact Assessment Act
  • Draft Terms of Reference released for review by Indigenous communities, agencies, the public, and other stakeholders
  • Field studies continue
  • A Notice of Public Information Centres #2 was published and distributed on November 26, 2019

Winter 2019/2020

2020

  • Field studies continue
  • EA process continues with expectation for completion in late 2021
  • Terms of Reference submitted (Spring 2020)
  • Decision on Terms of Reference (Summer 2020)

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