Maintenance Dredging - L'Anse-à-Brillant Fishing Harbour

The Small Craft Harbours Branch of Fisheries and Oceans Canada proposes to undertake maintenance dredging at L'Anse-à-Brillant fishing harbour, located in Gaspésie, in the Québec province.  

The maintenance dredging aims to provide safe and accessible facilities for local fishermen.  

The scope of this project includes maintenance dredging of the channel and the basin. 

The maximum volume of dredged material is about 4000m3

The proposed dredging will be carried out by means of a barge with opening bottom, a hydraulic shovel or a crane equipped with a half shell bucket.

Dredged sediments will be submerged at sea in an authorized disposal site.


Latest update

Fisheries and Oceans Canada has issued a notice of determination and decided that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

This notice of determination is being issued by Fisheries and Oceans Canada under the Impact Assessment Act. Fisheries and Oceans Canada has decided that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. Mitigation measures will be implemented for the following: air, water, fish..


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Maintenance Dredging at l'Anse-à-Brillant Harbour- Public Comments Invited - November 5, 2019


Small Craft Harbours - Quebec Region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada

  • Location

    • L'Anse-à-Brillant Fishing Harbour (Quebec)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Small Craft Harbours - Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Authorities

    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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