Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination
Install Prime Power to Building 471 – Canadian Forces Base Suffield

July 29, 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 August 7, 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 to connect 25 kilovolts of power supplied by FORTIS to building 471 Matilda Communications Tower, to meet the operational requirements of DND within Canadian Forces Base Suffield Range Training Area by providing a greener alternative to the existing use of diesel generators on site. Work will include the installation of electrical components and equipment feeding building 471.

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