January 22, 2024 - Infrastructure Canada must determine whether the proposed Cowessess Urban Indigenous Health centre project on the Cowessess Indian reserve No. 73 of the Cowessess First Nation, Saskatchewan 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 February 23, 2024 to: marika.haspeck@infc.gc.ca

Marika Haspeck, Environmental Review Officer, Infrastructure Canada

Project Description:
The proposed project includes the installation of a new building, parking area, solar array, lighting and other associated structures. The project will take place on three properties in Regina, SK, at 1200 Albert Street (non-reserve lands), 1236 Albert Street and 1201 Angus Street (both are federal reserve lands).  The primary project works include:

  • Construction of a new building ~35,100 ft(~4225 m2) on lots 1200 Albert Street with a partial overlap on to 1201 Angus street
  • Installation Parking lot space to accommodate up to 121 stalls and a loading dock
  • Installation of a transformer to supply power to a new solar array
  • Installation of ~271 Solar PV Array Units throughout the Parking lot and on the Building roof

This project is partially on Federal reserve lands, specifically the urban reserve lands of Cowessess Indian reserve No. 73, and is subject to a Section 82 review. The project is not within a Migratory Bird Sanctuary, National wildlife Area or Marine Protected Area.  The closest water body is ~860 m away.

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