Thunderchild First Nation - Solid Waste Transfer Station

The Proposed Project

- Construction of a solid waste transfer station site including earthen fill loading ramp, lock block retaining walls, concrete pads, fencing and vehicle stops, fenced areas for recyclable and hazardous waste sorting;
- Construction of an attendant building / garage to store the collection truck or skidsteer;
- Construction of remote bin sites throughout the community to house 6yd waste bins;
- Upgrades to the existing access road;
- Provision of roads for ingress and egress to the location of all work required;
- Clean up of site; and
- Repair of defects for one year after completion of the work.

Solid waste transfer station site is approximately 2.0 ha and will serve as a waste disposal site for both the Thunderchild 115B and 115C communities.  Expected life span of the project is 20+ years. 

Transfer station is in NW14-52-20-W3M;
Access road is also in SW14-52-20-W3M and NW11-52-20-W3M


Latest update

December 12, 2022 - Indigenous Services Canada issued its notice of determination Notice of Determination for Thunderchild First Nation - Solid Waste Transfer Station ( and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effect.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
3 Notice of Determination for Thunderchild First Nation - Solid Waste Transfer Station - December 12, 2022
2 Pre-design drawings PDF (2.3 MB) September 29, 2022
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - September 28, 2022


Indigenous Services Canada
Alvin Hamilton Building, 1783 Hamilton Street
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 2B6
Telephone: 306-581-3134

  • Location

    • Thunderchild IR115B & 115C (Saskatchewan)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Waste Management
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Thunderchild First Nation
  • 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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