Redevelopment of the Canest Transit inc. terminal

The objective of the project is to improve grain processing capacity, optimize operational space and increase container storage capacity.

The project will take place at the Atelier 42 (3800 Notre-Dame Est Street) and at Camest Transit inc. terminal (3700 Notre-Dame Est Street) and include the following work:

  • Demolition and relocation of electrical substation.
  • Reconstruction and expansion of the Atelier 42 employees' parking lot
  • Reconstruction and expansion of the terminal storage area.
  • Construction of a stormwater outlet.
  • Reconstruction of a level crossing.
  • Renovation of the Atelier 42 yard.

No work are required in the wetlands or water bodies.

The work will be carried out from summer 2023 until spring 2026.



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.


Latest update

May 15 2023 - The public comment period on the project is closed. Montreal Port Authority and Transport Canada are considering comments received to help inform their determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents


Port of Montreal (communications)
2100, Pierre-Dupuy avenue, Wing 1
Montréal, Quebec H3C 3R5
Telephone: 514-283-7050

  • Location

    • Port of Montreal (Quebec)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Montreal Port Authority
  • Authorities

    • Montréal Port Authority
    • Transport Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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