Upgrade Cambridge Military Library at Royal Artillery Park - Canadian Forces Base Halifax

The Department of National Defence (DND) is proposing to complete renovations, including hazardous material abatement, at building RA3 at Royal Artillery Park, Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Halifax. The scope of work includes:

  • Performing comprehensive removal, cleaning, and decontamination of hazardous material.
  • Removing and securing conditioned storage of existing furniture, equipment, artifacts, and collection.
  • Selective demolishing of exterior and interior building components and systems.
  • Demolishing, removing, and relocating existing architectural, structural, civil, mechanical, and electrical items.
  • Replacing main electrical overhead service to building and installing new underground services.
  • Replacing fire alarm systems.
  • New fire protection sprinkler system.
  • Replacing roofs with new revised roofing configurations.
  • Replace windows.
  • Replace ceiling.
  • Replace plaster and gypsum board.
  • New doors and renovations to existing doors.
  • Revise millwork.
  • Renovations to washrooms, service spaces, and kitchenette.
  • New flooring and wall finishes.
  • Site grading and installation of new sidewalks, ramps, and guardrails.
  • Underground work to revise services.
  • Replacement of plumbing, heating, and ventilation systems.

Latest update

June 2, 2024 – 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 - May 23, 2024


Vincent O'Malley
Department of National Defence
Vincent O'Malley, Project Manager
PO Box 99000 Stn Forces
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 5X5
Email: Vincent.O'Malley@forces.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Canadian Forces Base Halifax (Nova Scotia)
  • 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


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