Regional Assessment of Offshore Wind Development in Newfoundland and Labrador

There are now two regional assessments. For the Nova Scotia regional assessment, please visit Regional Assessment of Offshore Wind Development in Nova Scotia.

The Regional Assessment will be conducted for areas offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. The Committee will engage Indigenous groups, federal and provincial authorities, non-government organizations and the public during the conduct of the Regional Assessment. The Regional Assessment will help inform future project-specific federal impact assessments and decisions for offshore wind projects in these areas.


Latest update

March 23, 2023 — The Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador have launched the start of the Regional Assessment of Offshore Wind Development in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has released the final Agreement and Terms of Reference and has appointed the Committee.

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Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
193 Public, Fisheries and Stakeholder Participation Plan - Updated November 17, 2023 PDF (488 KB) November 17, 2023
189 Public, Fisheries and Stakeholder Participation Plan - Updated November 3, 2023 PDF (419 KB) November 3, 2023
180 Public, Fisheries and Stakeholder Participation Plan - Updated October 20, 2023 PDF (481 KB) October 20, 2023
123 Public, Fisheries and Stakeholder Participation Plan - Updated September 8, 2023 PDF (439 KB) September 8, 2023
76 Final Agreement and Terms of Reference between the Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador PDF (281 KB) March 23, 2023
74 News Release: Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador launch regional assessment to support future decisions on offshore wind projects in the province - March 23, 2023
73 Expression of Interest Form (see Reference #72) PDF (191 KB) February 28, 2023
72 Preliminary Call for Interest for Advisory Group Members PDF (272 KB) February 28, 2023
57 Expression of Interest: Information and Datasets Relevant to the Regional Assessment of Offshore Wind Development in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia Submission Form PDF (120 KB) December 1, 2022
1 Minister's Decision to Conduct a Regional Assessment - April 5, 2022

Contacts

Regional Assessment of Offshore Wind Development in Newfoundland and Labrador
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
301-10 Barters Hill
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6M1
Telephone: 709-691-5667
Email: OffshoreWindNL-EolienneExtracotiereTNL@iaac-aeic.gc.ca


  • Location

    • Offshore Area (Newfoundland and Labrador)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

    2022-04-05
  • Proponent

    Not applicable
  • Authorities

    • Not applicable
  • Assessment Type

    Regional Assessment
  • Reference Number

    84343
Disclaimer

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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