Wharf Demolition and Reconstruction - George Island, MB - Summer 2020/Winter 2021

George Island Harbour, Manitoba is located on Lake Winnipeg, approximately 35 km Southwest of Poplar River and approximately 330 km North of Winnipeg, Manitoba. The harbour is a safe harbour for all users on the Lake and is under the administration of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Small Craft Harbours Branch (SCH).

Small Craft Harbours Branch (SCH), is proposing to undertake the demolition and reconstruction of the wharf at the George Island Harbour. The scope of work includes the demolition of the existing wharf, and the construction of a new L-shaped timber wharf including new timber walkway, new timber wheel-guards and steel bollards. The project also includes additional harbour improvements and repairs to the remaining harbour infrastructure.

Latest update

June 2, 2020 – Fisheries and Oceans Canada issued its Notice of Determination and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects..



Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Small Craft Harbours Branch
Eleanor McEwan
501 University Crescent
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N6
Telephone: 204-984-1102
Email: Eleanor.McEwan@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

  • Location

    • George Island Harbour (Manitoba)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Small Craft Harbours Branch
  • Authorities

    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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...within 200 kilometres
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