Construction of a new primary school in Manawan

The project involves the construction of a primary school with a capacity of 615 students. The project is located on a wooded site of approximately 16,700 square meters, including 2026 square meters of wetlands.

The site will house a new building that will be serviced with a private water, sanitary and storm sewer connection, a bus landing, parking, playgrounds (e.g. play modules, basketball, etc.) and outdoor amenities (e.g. urban furniture, etc.).

The following activities will be carried out: Site preparation (deforestation, excavation and backfilling, etc.), building construction and outdoor amenities (landing, parking lot, playgrounds, etc.).


Latest update

2021-12-02 – Indigenous Services Canada has determined that the proposed Construction of a new primary school in Manawan is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. The determination was based on a consideration of the following factors:

  • Technically and economically feasible mitigation and compensation measures.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of Determination - December 2, 2021


Infrastructure, Environment and Emergency Management Directorate
Marie Clément, Senior Environmental Advisor
320 Saint-Joseph St. East, Suite 400
Québec, Quebec G1K 9J2
Telephone: 418-951-3122

  • Location

    • Manawan (Quebec)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Atikamekw Council of Manawan
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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