Wapekeka First Nation New School Project

The project consists on the construction of a new school, play structure, hockey rink, soccer field, baseball field in Wapekeka First Nation. The school will have a gross floor area of 2,237.5 m2.  At least one fuel tank will be installed for heating purposes.  As part of the project a new lift station and fire hydrants will be installed, plus upgrades to the high flow pumping capacity at the water treatment plant. Approximately 1100 meters of watermain and forcemain will be installed to service the new school. To construct the new school building and sports area approximately 4 hectares of bush will need to be cleared. The expected lifespan of the school and sports area is 40 years.

Latest update

February 2, 2021 – Indigenous Services Canada issued its notice of determination https://www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca/050/evaluations/document/138010 and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of Determination for the Wapekeka First Nation New School Project - February 2, 2021
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - June 4, 2020


Indigenous Services Canada - Ontario
Julieta Werner, Sr. Environment Officer
100 Anemki Place, Suite 101
Fort William First Nation, Ontario P7J 1A5
Telephone: 807-355-1196
Email: julieta.werner@canada.ca

  • Location

    • Wapekeka First Nation (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Wapekeka First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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