Senakw

Squamish Nation is seeking to construct a 12 tower mixed residential-commercial development on federal lands and within the Kitsilano IR6 reserve in the City of Vancouver.  The development is proposed over 4 phases and will include approximately 6,000 residential units.


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NOTICE OF DETERMINATION

July 15, 2022 – Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), and Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation (CMHC) have determined that the proposed Senakw is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

 

The determination was based on a consideration of the following factors:

  • impacts on rights of Indigenous peoples;
  • Indigenous knowledge;
  • community knowledge;
  • comments received from the public; and
  • mitigation measures.

 

Implementation of mitigation measures is required for the project to address valued environmental components.

 

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), and Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation (CMHC) are satisfied that that the carrying out of the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

 

Therefore, Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), and Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation (CMHC) may carry out the project, exercise any power, perform any duty or function, or provide financial assistance to enable the project to be carried out in whole or in part.

 

 

NOTICE OF INTENT TO MAKE A DETERMINATION

Senakw – Public Comments Invited - Public Services and Procurement Canada and Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation

 

December 03, 2021 – Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) and Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation (CMHC) must determine whether the proposed Senakw, located on federal lands including Kitsilano IR6 in Vancouver, BC is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. To help inform this determination, PSPC and CMHC are inviting comments from the public respecting that determination.

 

Written comments must be submitted by January 04, 2022 to:

 

Katrina Johnston

Senior Environmental Specialist

Environmental and Contaminated Sites Management

Public Services and Procurement Canada, Pacific Region

katrina.johnston@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca 

 

 

NOTICE OF INTENT TO MAKE A DETERMINATION

Senakw – Public Comments Invited - Indigenous Services Canada

 

March 17, 2021 – Indigenous Services Canada must determine whether the proposed Senakw, located in Kitsilano IR6 in Vancouver, BC 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.

 

This comment period ended April 30, 2021.

 

The Proposed Project

Squamish Nation is seeking a Lease to construct a 12 tower mixed residential-commercial development on federal lands and within the Kilsilano IR6 reserve in the City of Vancouver.  The development is proposed over 4 phases and will include approximately 6,000 residential units.

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Contacts

Indigenous Services Canada
Lee-Ann Hamilton, Senior Environmental Specialist
Email: Lee-Ann.Hamilton@Canada.ca

Public Services and Procurement Canada
Katrina Johnston, Senior Environmental Specialist
Email: katrina.johnston@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca


  • Location

    • Federal lands and within Kitsilano IR6, Vancouver, BC (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

    Completed
  • Start Date

    2022-07-15
  • Proponent

    Squamish Nation, and Westbank Corporation
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
    • Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number

    81454

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