Notice of intention - Maintenance Dredging - Cap-des-Rosiers Fishing Harbour

The Parcs Canada Agency is intending to undertake maintenance dredging at the Cap-des-Rosiers fishing harbour, located on the north side of the Gaspesian Peninsula within the limits of the Forillon national Parc in the province of Quebec.

The maintenance dredging aims to ensure a that the harbour facilities are accessible and safe for navigation for local fishermen and recreotouristic boat operator. The scope of this project includes maintenance dredging of the main basin, the access channel and the mini-basin. The maximum volume of dredged material is about 4 750 m3. The proposed dredging will be carried out by means of a hydraulic shovel or a crane equipped with a half-shell bucket on a barge and a scow. Dredged sediments will be disposed of on land. The maintenance dredging will be completed in the fall of 2023.

To help inform this determination, the Parcs Canada Agency invites the public to submit comments before 28-08-2023 on that determination. Written comments must be submitted to:


Latest update

The assessment is in progress.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 2023-07-28 Public Comments Invited - Maintenance Dredging - Cap-des-Rosiers Fishing Harbour - July 28, 2023


Place Bonaventure - South-West Portal, 800 de La Gauchetière St. W., Suite 7300, Montreal (QC) H5A 1L6
Montréal, Quebec H5A 1L6

  • Location

    • Cap-des-Rosiers Fishing Harbour (Quebec)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Parcs Canada Agency
  • Authorities

    • Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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