Notice of intent to make a determination

Shoal Lake 40 New K-8 School – Public Comments Invited

April 23, 2020 – Indigenous Services Canada must determine whether the proposed Shoal Lake 40 New K-8 School, located in Shoal Lake 40 First Nation is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. To help inform this determination, Indigenous Services Canada is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination.


Written comments must be submitted by May 24, 2020 to:

Michael King

100 Anemki Place, Suite 101

Fort William First Nation

Ontario P7J 1A5

The Proposed Project

To construct a new 1,704 sq. m K-8 school building with classrooms, library, cafeteria, multi-purpose rooms, a large gymnasium, staff offices, meeting rooms and support spaces. The school grounds will also include a soccer field, basketball court, playgrounds, outdoor cooking area and outdoor educational areas, as well as support infrastructure such as garbage collection, snow storage areas, parking lot and a septic tank and field. The school site covers an area of approximately 3.5 ha.

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