Public note:

November 28, 2023 – Infrastructure Canada must determine whether the proposed Multi-use Pathway project in Matsqui IR4, BC is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

To help inform this determination, Infrastructure Canada is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination. All comments will be considered public. For more information, individuals should consult the Privacy Notice on the Registry website (https://iaac-aeic.gc.ca/050/evaluations/Protection?culture=en-CA).

Written comments must be submitted by December 28, 2023 to:

Bridget Price-Roberts, Environmental Review Officer, Infrastructure Canada

The Proposed Project

Matsqui First Nation is planning to build a multi-use pathway in the Matsqui 4 reserve (IR 4) residential area. The proposed gravel path will measure 225-metres long, 3-metres wide, with siting through a greenspace connecting the residential area to a local park. Two benches, pavement markings at cross walk locations, and pedestrian level bollard luminaire lights would also be installed as part of the project.

The project does not require works in water. It does require excavation, and vegetation clearing. While the project does not take place on a MBS, NWA or a MPA, it does take place within the boundaries of Matsqui No. 4 Indian Reserve lands.

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