Cap-Lumière DFO-SCH Containment Cell Construction

The proposed project at the Cap-Lumière SCH consists of the construction of a new containment cell for dredge material, located in the southwest corner of the SCH property, just outside the harbour basin and adjacent to the entrance channel. The project will have a total footprint of approximately 3480 m² including approximately 1840 m² of new rock berm.

Latest update

End of Public Comment Period


May 24, 2024 – The public comment period on the project is closed. Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Small Craft Harbours (DFO-SCH), Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program (DFO-FFHPP) and Transport Canada (TC) are considering comments received to date to inform its determination on whether carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Notice of Intent to Make a Determination - Start of Public Comment Period - April 24, 2024


Department of Fisheries and Oceans - Small Craft Harbour, Maritime and Gulf Region
Chyann Kirby, Regional Environmental Advisor
Gulf Fisheries Center, 343 University Ave.
Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 9B6
Telephone: 506-866-5164

  • Location

    • The Cap-Lumière DFO-SCH is located on the Northumberland Strait in the parish of Richibucto, Kent County, New Brunswick. (Prince Edward Island)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Small Craft Harbours (DFO-SCH)
  • Authorities

    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    • Transport Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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