New Fibre Installation

New Fibre Installation

City West Cable and Telephone Corp. plans to install underground fiber optic cabling, for Internet purposes, to all residential homes in the in the region of Alert Bay, Namgis First Nation. The project involves the installation of approximately 13.7 km of underground fiber optic cable from the intersection of Wood St. and 2nd St. in the north of the community, to the end of Fir St. in the south of the community.

The cable is to be buried by directional drilling, trenching, or using existing conduits, or a combination of these methods in existing roadway alignments.


Latest update

November 20, 2023 - The assessment decision statement has been issued to the proponent.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of Determination - November 6, 2023
1 Public Notice - New Fibre Installation - October 4, 2023


Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Amy Wilmott, Program Officer
235 Queen St
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5

  • Location

    • Alert Bay 1 (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    City West Cable and Telephone Corp.
  • Authorities

    • Innovation, Science and Economic Development
  • 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.


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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