Public Notice: City of Winnipeg Insect Control Branch and Heliport Relocation Project — Public Comments Invited
June 15, 2018 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed City of Winnipeg Insect Control Branch and Heliport Relocation Project, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
The Agency invited the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the project and its potential effects on the environment, as described in the summary of the project description from April 24, 2018 to May 13, 2018.
Following this comment period, the City of Winnipeg (the proponent) informed the Agency that the project site would be moved approximately 680 metres east of the location listed in the project description. The Agency is now seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups on the project’s environmental effects at the revised location, as described in the proponent’s addendum to the project description.
All comments received will be considered public. Written comments in either official language must be submitted by June 25, 2018 to:
City of Winnipeg Insect Control Branch and Heliport Relocation Project
9700 Jasper Avenue, Suite 1145
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4C3
To view the addendum to the project description or for more information on the project, visit the Agency’s website at canada.ca/ceaa (Registry reference number 80150).
For more information on the Agency’s privacy policies, consult the Privacy Notice on its website at canada.ca/ceaa.
The Proposed Project
The City of Winnipeg proposes to construct and operate a new heliport (aerodrome) as part of the relocation of its Insect Control Branch and existing heliport. As proposed, the City of Winnipeg Insect Control Branch and Heliport Relocation Project would involve the construction of a new heliport and aircraft hangar, an operations building with attached cold storage, and a warehouse for pesticide storage on city-owned land.