Public Notice

Shxw'owhámél First Nation Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Project – Public Comments Invited

May 4, 2020 – Infrastructure Canada must determine whether the proposed Shxw'owhámél First Nation Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Project, located in the Shxw'owhámél First Nation, is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

To help inform this determination, Infrastructure Canada is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination. All comments received will be considered public. For more information, individuals should consult the Privacy Notice on the Registry website (

Written comments must be submitted by June 3, 2020 to:

Davin St. Pierre, Senior Environmental Review and Approvals Officer, Infrastructure Canada (

The Proposed Project

The Shxw'owhámél First Nation (the Proponent) is proposing to construct recreational infrastructure on previously developed Shxw'owhámél First Nation Indian Reserve Lands. The proposed Project will feature a new playground to replace existing playground equipment, a spray park, and a combined slo-pitch and soccer field. The project will also include the installation of a lighting system to allow for greater seasonal access.


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