Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination
New RV Compound at CFB Borden

March 1, 2021 — The Department of National Defence must decide whether the proposed project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

To help inform this decision, the Department of National Defence is inviting comments from the public on the project and its potential effects on the environment. 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 March 11, 2021 to:
Jace McLaughlin
Base Environment Officer, Canadian Forces Base Borden
20  Seine Lane, Canadian Forces Base Borden, L0M  1C0
Email address:

The Proposed Project

The Department of National Defence Real Property Operations proposes to construct a New Recreational Vehicle (RV) Compound for occupants of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Residential Housing Units (RHU) to accommodate approximately 154 parking spaces, with an estimated area of 12,254.4 m2 (fenced). West of the fenced RV Compound will be used for the temporary storage of shipping containers with an estimated area of 2,079.6 m2 (unfenced). Two additional laneways will be constructed, one to the RV Fenced compound and one to the unfenced temporary storage, with a total estimated area of 1,475.9 m2. The total gross area of the compound is approximately 15,809.9 m2. This compound will be located on Canadian Forces Base Borden, approximately 5.5 km southwest of Angus, Ontario.

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