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Please note that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency's sites and applications won't be available for consultation on Saturday, November 28, 2015 between 12:00 and 18:00 p.m. (EST) due to maintenance work.

Environmental Assessment in Canada

Many of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency’s (the Agency’s) publications can be accessed in both HTML and Adobe’s Portable Document Format (PDF). Visit the Help page for information about accessing PDF documents. Contact the Agency at for archived publications and alternative formats.

About the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

Federal / Provincial Environmental Assessment Coordination in Ontario: A Guide for Proponents and the Public (2008)
PDF, 509 KB

About Federal Environmental Assessment

Comparative Analysis of Impacts on Competitiveness of Environmental Assessment Requirements (2000)

Considering Aboriginal traditional knowledge in environmental assessments conducted under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act -- Interim Principles (2004)

A Guide on Biological Diversity and Environmental Assessment (1996)
Prepared jointly with the Biodiversity Convention Office, Environment Canada.

Reports by Federal Authorities with Obligations under Section 71 of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012

Sandspit Small Craft Harbour Mediation Process, A Review & Evaluation (1995)
PDF, 332 KB