- 7A statement of the purpose of and need for the project, including any potential benefits.
- 8The provisions in the schedule to the Physical Activities Regulations describing the project, in whole or in part.
- 9A description of all activities, infrastructure, permanent or temporary structures and physical works to be included in and associated with the construction, operation and decommissioning of the project, including their purpose, size and capacity.
- 10An estimate of the maximum production capacity of the project and a description of the production processes to be used.
- 11The anticipated schedule for the project’s construction, operation, decommissioning and abandonment, including any expansions of the project.
- 12A description of
- (a)potential alternative means of carrying out the project that the proponent is considering and that are technically and economically feasible, including through the use of best available technologies; and
- (b)potential alternatives to the project that the proponent is considering and that are technically and economically feasible and directly related to the project.
- 13A description of the project’s proposed location, including
- (a)its proposed geographic coordinates, including, for linear development projects, the proposed locations of major ancillary facilities that are integral to the project and a description of the spatial boundaries of the proposed study corridor;
- (b)site maps produced at an appropriate scale in order to determine the project’s general location and the spatial relationship of the project components;
- (c)the legal description of land to be used for the project, including, if the land has already been acquired, the title, deed or document and any authorization relating to a water lot;
- (d)the project’s proximity to any permanent, seasonal or temporary residences and to the nearest affected communities;
- (e)the project’s proximity to land used for traditional purposes by Indigenous peoples of Canada, land in a reserve as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Indian Act, First Nation land as defined in subsection 2(1) of the First Nations Land Management Act, land that is subject to a comprehensive land claim agreement or a self-government agreement and any other land set aside for the use and benefit of Indigenous peoples of Canada; and
- (f)the project’s proximity to any federal lands.
- 14A description of the physical and biological environment of the project’s location based on information that is available to the public.
- 15A description of the health, social and economic context in the region where the project is located, based on information that is available to the public or derived from any engagement undertaken.
Federal, Provincial, Territorial, Indigenous or Municipal Involvement
- 16A description of any financial support that federal authorities are, or may be, providing to the project.
- 17A description of any federal lands that may be used for the purpose of carrying out the project.
- 18A list of the permits, licenses or other authorizations that may be required by jurisdictions that have powers, duties or functions in relation to an assessment of the project’s environmental effects.
Potential Effects of the Project
- 19A description of any changes that, as a result of the carrying out of the project, may be caused to the following components of the environment that are within legislative authority of Parliament:
- 20A description of any changes to the environment that, as a result of the carrying out of the project, may occur on federal lands, in a province other than the province in which the project is proposed to be carried out or outside Canada.
- 21With respect to the Indigenous peoples of Canada, a description of any impact — that, as a result of carrying out the project, may occur in Canada and result from any change to the environment — on physical and cultural heritage, the current use of lands and resources for traditional purposes and any structure, site or thing that is of historical, archaeological, paleontological or architectural significance, based on information that is available to the public or derived from any engagement undertaken with Indigenous peoples of Canada.
- 22A description of any change that, as a result of the carrying out of the project, may occur in Canada to the health, social or economic conditions of Indigenous peoples of Canada, based on information that is available to the public or derived from any engagement undertaken with Indigenous peoples of Canada.
- 23An estimate of any greenhouse gas emissions associated with the project.
- 24A description of any waste and emissions that are likely to be generated — in the air, in or on water and in or on land — during any phase of the project and a description of the plan to manage them.
- 25A plain-language summary of the information that is required under items 1 to 24 in English and in French.
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