August 3, 2023 Indigenous Services Canada has determined that the proposed Madawaska Maliseet First Nation Francis Street Upgrades project is not 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;
  • technically and economically feasible mitigation measures.

Please note that no comments were received during the 30-day public comment period.

Mitigation measures taken into account for this determination are:

  • Impacts to Surface and Groundwater
  • Impacts to Air and Noise
  • Impacts to Other Considerations

Indigenous Services Canada is satisfied 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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