Big River First Nation Arena Build Project

Big River First Nation Arena Build Project (the "Project") involves the construction of an arena in the Big River I.R. 118, SK. The proposed footprint of the new arena is 17,875 m2. Included in the plans for the proposed project are an ice plant to provide artificial ice, as well as the building of bleachers, dressing rooms, lobby, and inside viewing area to accommodate people with physical challenges and the Elders of the community. The proposed project is taking place on previously developed agricultural land.

Latest update

September 20, 2021 –  Infrastructure Canada issued its Notice of Determination and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects..


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of Determination - Big River First Nation Arena Build Project - September 20, 2021
1 Big River First Nation Arena Build Project - January 21, 2021


Infrastructure Canada
Mark Libby, Environmental Review and Approvals Officer
180 Kent Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 0B6
Telephone: 343-551-0406

  • Location

    • Big River IR 118 (Saskatchewan)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Recreation and Tourism
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Big River First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Infrastructure Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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