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.


Latest update

October 3rd 2023 - The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and Transport Canada (TC) have determined that the proposed project Redevelopment of the Canest Transit inc. terminal is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. Therefore, the MPA and TC may perform any duty or function to enable the project to be carried out in whole or in part.



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

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Montreal Port Authority
  • Authorities

    • Montréal Port Authority
    • Transport Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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