Lac La Croix First Nation Former School Area Remediation

The Proposed Project

Lac La Croix First Nation is located approximately 186 km southeast of Fort Frances, Ontario via Highway 11. The community is accessible by road year-round. The proposed project involves the removal of structures and contaminated soil associated with the former Elementary School and Secondary School Tank Farm areas. The contaminated soil will be excavated and backfilled with clean fill to support future development of the site.

Latest update

October 5, 2023 – 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 - October 5, 2023
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - October 19, 2022


Robyn Bolton
Indigenous Services Canada
Robyn Bolton, Environment Officer
100 Anemki Place
Suite 101
Fort William First Nation, Ontario P7J 1A5
Telephone: 807-358-1698

  • Location

    • Lac La Croix First Nation (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Remediation and conservation
    • Soil management
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Lac La Croix First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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