Construction of Energetic Materials and Properties Evaluation Laboratory - Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) Valcartier

The Department of National Defence (DND) has proposed a project which involves the construction of a new building of approximately 700 m2 in the area of the Defence Research and Development Canada ( DRDC) Valcartier Experimental Complex. The building will be mainly composed of concrete and will be designed according to explosives safety standards. The project also includes the demolition of two buildings and the surrounding fortifications, as well as the demolition of the concrete wall around one of the buildings.



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Latest update

June 7, 2021 – The public comment period on the project is closed. The Department of National Defence is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.



Carl Michaud
Department of National Defence
Carl Michaud, Technical Specialist - Project Management
Defence Construction Canada, De la Victoire Street, Bldg 72
Courcelette, Quebec G0A 4Z0

  • Location

    • Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) Valcartier (Quebec)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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