Notice determination 
2023-02-09 – Indigenous Services Canada has determined that the proposed Neskantaga First Nation New Construction of an 8-plex teachers residence
is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

The determination was based on a consideration of the following factors: 
•    There will be positive impacts on the rights of Indigenous peoples, associated with the construction of a the new 8-plex teacher's residence that will provide safe housing for the teachers that work with and educate the children in Neskantaga; 
•    During construction activities mitigation measures to ensure the protection of the environment, and safety of members of the community will be implemented.  Mitigation measures proposed for the project have been prepared and reviewed by ISC.

Implementation of mitigation measures is required for the project to address: 
•    Water
•    Species at risk
•    Migratory birds
•    Animal habitat
•    Human health

Indigenous Services Canada is satisfied that that the carrying out of the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. 
Therefore, Indigenous Services Canada 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.

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