Mushuau Innu First Nation School Expansion and Renovations

The project includes the expansion and renovation of the Mushuau Innu First Nation (MIFN) School, located in Natuashish, NL. The project consists of 1445m2 of renovated space and a 1281m2 expansion at the North and South ends of the school. The expansion includes additional classrooms, washrooms, mechanical/electrical rooms, science lab, office space, day care and dental clinic. 
Activities include 1617m2 of clearing and grubbing, construction of the north and south extensions, connection into existing municipal sewer services, including a new manhole; two new fire hydrants and water lines, relocation and modification to the existing perimeter road, relocation and modification of drainage and storm services, new concrete and gravel walkways, landscaping and new utility poles and lines.

Latest update

May 4, 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 - May 4, 2023
1 Notice of Intent to Make a Determination - Start of Public Comment Period - March 7, 2023


Indigenous Services Canada - Atlantic
Indigenous Services Canada
PO BOX 160
40 Havelock Street
Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 3Z3
Telephone: 1-800-567-9604
Fax: 902-661-6237

  • Location

    • Natuashish (Newfoundland and Labrador)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Mushuau Innu 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.

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