Notice of Determination

Canadian Forces Base Suffield, Ralston Alberta – June 22 , 2020 – The Department of National Defence is to execute a project to upgrade the electrical distribution in the Force Maintenance Area of the Base from 13.8kV to 25kV in Summer 2020.

This determination was based on a consideration of the following factors:
· impacts on rights of Indigenous peoples;
· Indigenous knowledge;
· community knowledge;
· comments received from the public; and
· technically and economically feasible mitigation measures.


The Department of National Defence is satisfied that that the carrying out of the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

Therefore, the Department of National Defence 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.

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