Eel River Bar – Child and Family Service Building – Public Comments Invited

February 10, 2023 – Indigenous Services Canada must determine whether the proposed Eel River Bar – Child and Family Service Building, located in Eel River Bar First Nation, is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

To help inform this determination, Indigenous Services Canada is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination. All comments received will be considered public and may be posted online.

Written comments must be submitted by March 12, 2023 to:

Indigenous Services Canada – Environment

PO BOX 160

Amherst, NS

B4H 3Z3

aadnc.paeat-erpat.aandc@canada.ca

The Proposed Project

The project consist of the construction of a Child and Family Service single story building of approximately 12,000 sq ft which will have offices for the employees, a boardroom, community room and culture area that could be also be used for community events and a fitness room. The total project area is approximately 45,000 sq ft and will include the building and parking area.  Project activities include clearing and grubbing and the  installation of utilities and services including water and sewer lines as well as power and communication lines.

The proposed project site is in the process of being added to reserve.

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