Quadra Confidence Course Deconstruction - HMCS Quadra

The Department of National Defence (DND) is proposing a project. The HMCS Quadra Confidence Course, as part of 19 Wing Comox, is a confidence/obstacle course that is used by cadets in the summer months. The course no longer meets safety standards and will be deconstructed. The project site is near the K'omoks First Nation land on Goose Spit. Additionally, the site is located near sensitive habitat regulated by the Species at Risk Act. The project includes removal of all confidence course features, including concrete footings, tires, netting, and timber and metal structures. Plans for site restoration will be include leveling/regrading of site, backfill of any holes with existing soil, there will be no reseeding of the site. Deconstruction of the course is planned to occur during Fall and Winter 2023. Project is being undertaken by Department of National Defence, 19 Wing Comox, Real Property Operations.


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Latest update

September 18, 2023 – 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.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - August 29, 2023


Alexandra Bissinger
Department of National Defence
Alexandra Bissinger, Engineering Officer
RP Ops Comox Detachment-Building 31
P.O. Box 1000
Lazo, British Columbia V0R 2K0
Email: alexandra.bissinger@forces.gc.ca

  • Location

    • HMCS Quadra (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Maintenance activities (fences, walls)
    • Soil management
  • 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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