Notice of Determination 

Vancouver, B.C.October 21, 2022 – The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has determined that the proposed Maintenance Supervisor Facility - Vanterm located at 1300 Stewart Street, Vancouver is: 

ünot likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

This determination was based on a consideration of the following factors: 

  • Impacts on rights of Indigenous peoples  
  • Indigenous knowledge 
  • Community knowledge 
  • Comments received from the public 
  • Technically and economically feasible mitigation measures 

Mitigation measures taken into account for this determination are:  

  • The works will not deposit a deleterious substance in water inhabited by fish, or affect fish or fish habitat in a manner contrary to the Fisheries Act 
  • A spill prevention, containment, and clean-up plan will be developed for the project, be available in the immediate working area, and project personnel will be trained on spill prevention, containment, and clean-up 
  • Construction debris and waste materials will be collected in the immediate working area and disposed of at an appropriately licensed facility 
  • Soils excavated from the Project site that are not suitable for backfill will be disposed of at approved licensed waste management facilities 
  • Equipment will be maintained and kept in good mechanical condition and free of fluid leaks, invasive species, and noxious weeds 
  • An archaeological chance find procedure will be implemented in the event that archaeological resources are encountered 

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is satisfied that the carrying out of the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. 

Therefore, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority may carry out the project, exercise any power, perform any duty or function, or provide financial assistance to enable the project to be carried out in whole or in part. 

For up-to-date information on the project, visit our website.  

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