Chapleau Cree First Nation Residential Lot Development on Margaret Ann Road

Lot development of 8 sites, including the extension of the community water main by 300 m to service proposed lots. Project works include lot-servicing activities such as, tree-clearing, removal of topsoil, grubbing, importing fill, re-grading, and installation of septic systems, propane, and electrical services.

Latest update

2023-03-06 – The public comment period on the project is closed. Indigenous Services Canada issued its Notice of Determination and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

This determination was made based on the consideration of the following factors:

  • Lot development provides new housing for the community to accommodate the growing population;
  • Best Management Practices related to lot servicing and development will be implemented.

Implementation of mitigation measures is required for the project to lesson or avoid potential adverse effects to:

  • Air quality and noise;
  • Vegetation;
  • Surface water quality; and
  • Wildlife and habitat, including Species at Risk and Migratory Birds.

Indigenous Services Canada is satisfied that that the carrying out of the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

Therefore, Indigenous Services Canada may carry out the project, exercise any power, perform any duty or function, or provide financial assistance to enable the project to be carried out in whole or in part.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - February 2, 2023


Michael King
Indigenous Services Canada
Michael King, Environment Officer
100 Anemki Drive
Fort William First Nation, Ontario P7J 1A5
Telephone: 807-355-2454

  • Location

    • Chapleau Cree First Nation (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Chapleau Cree First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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