Bigstone Cree Nation New High School

The project involves planning, design, and construction of a new high school building with gymnasium, outdoor facility storage, large gravel parking lot, and bus/parent drop-off in Wabasca-Desmarais, AB.  It involves extending the school grounds approximately 50 m to the north and 25 m to the northeast and will involve grading, construction, and landscaping.

Latest update

Notice of Determination

May 5, 2022 – Indigenous Services Canada issued its notice of determination and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of Determination for Bigstone Cree Nation New High School - May 5, 2022
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - November 23, 2021


Indigenous Services Canada
Stacey LeBlanc, Sr. Environment Officer
630 Canada Place, 9700 Jasper Ave
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4G2
Telephone: 780-782-8350

  • Location

    • Bigstone Cree Nation (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Bigstone Cree Nation Education Authority
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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