Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination
Upgrade Firefighting Training Area – Canadian Forces Base Suffield

July 21, 2022 — 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 July 30, 2022 to:
Mr. Danny Laganiere, Base Environmental Officer
Mailing Address:  CFB Suffield, Box 6000 St Main, Medicine Hat
Alberta, Canada, T1A 8K8

The Proposed Project

The Department of National Defence (DND) has proposed a project which consists of upgrading the firefighting training area around training tower B584 to improve the safety and quality of firefighting training. The work includes the construction of a 1500 square meter concrete pad around the exterior of the training tower, adding ladder supports to the windows, installing a new vehicle access gate, and removing an abandoned concrete structure.

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