About the Registry

The Canadian Impact Assessment Registry (the Registry) makes it easier for Canadians to have a say in major projects. Explore the Registry to learn more about an assessment or submit input on projects.

The Registry provides access to information about:

The Registry is an online platform that provides public access to impact assessment information 24/7. It enables users to locate and comment on individual projects, and is equipped with a mapping tool to explore geographic data.

Responsible authorities

The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) is responsible for assessments under the Act, including regional and strategic assessments. We make information about these assessments available online. See our Frequently Asked Questions to learn about the types of records you can find on the Registry.

Other authorities are responsible for assessments on federal lands or outside of Canada, and manage and maintain records. These organizations include:

You can access additional records by contacting the authority listed on the assessment page for a project on federal lands or outside of Canada.

New tools and ongoing enhancements

We are committed to incorporating user feedback in our programs and services. If you have questions, need help, or have ideas that could improve the Registry, please let us know at registry-registre@iaac-aeic.gc.ca.

Summary of updates to the Registry

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More information

To learn more about federal impact assessments, consult IAAC’s website.

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