Install Prime Power to Building 471 - Canadian Forces Base Suffield

The Department of National Defence (DND) has proposed a project to connect 25 kilovolts of power supplied by FORTIS to building 471 Matilda Communications Tower, to meet the operational requirements of DND within Canadian Forces Base Suffield Range Training Area by providing a greener alternative to the existing use of diesel generators on site. Work will include the installation of electrical components and equipment feeding building 471.

Latest update

October 25, 2022— The Department of National Defence 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 - October 25, 2022
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - July 29, 2022


Danny Laganiere
Department of National Defence
Danny Laganiere, Base Environmental Officer, CFB Suffield
CFB Suffield, Post Office Box 6000 Station Main
Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 8K8

  • Location

    • Canadian Forces Base Suffield (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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