Phases 10 to 13; 25 Kilovolt Upgrade - Canadian Forces Base Suffield

The Department of National Defence (DND) has proposed to execute a project to upgrade the electrical distribution in the Force Maintenance Area of the Base from 13.8 kilovolts to 25 kilovolts with construction taking place in phases over the next four years. The physical work encompasses replacement of overhead power lines with an underground distribution system. Work will include the replacement of electrical components and equipment feeding approximately 68 buildings.

Latest update

January 25, 2023— The Department of National Defence issued its Notice of Determination 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 - January 25, 2023
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - October 12, 2022


Sheri McNamara
Department of National Defence
Sheri McNamara, Base Environment Officer
CFB Suffield, Box 6000 St Main
Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 8K8

  • Location

    • Canadian Forces Base Suffield (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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