Guide on Biodiversity and Environmental Assessment

Prepared jointly with the

Biodiversity Convention Office
351 St-Joseph Boulevard
5th floor
Hull, Quebec K1A 0H3

April 1996

© Minister of Supply and Services Canada 1996
ISBN: 0-662-24598-9
Cat. No.: EN106-33/1996E


This guide is for information purposes only. It is not a substitute for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (the Act) or any of its regulations. In the event of any inconsistency between this guide and the Act or regulations, the Act or regulations, as the case may be, would prevail.

This document provides guidance on environmental assessment under the provisions of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act as amended on July 12, 2010. It has not been updated to reflect changes to the process introduced in the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012. To ensure that you have the appropriate versions of the Act and regulations, please consult the Department of Justice website.

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