Construction of Energetic Materials and Properties Evaluation Laboratory - Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) Valcartier

The Department of National Defence (DND) has proposed a project which involves the construction of a new building of approximately 700 m2 in the area of the Defence Research and Development Canada ( DRDC) Valcartier Experimental Complex. The building will be mainly composed of concrete and will be designed according to explosives safety standards. The project also includes the demolition of two buildings and the surrounding fortifications, as well as the demolition of the concrete wall around one of the buildings.


Latest update

May 23, 2023— The Department of National Defence 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 - May 23, 2023


Carl Michaud
Department of National Defence
Carl Michaud, Technical Specialist - Project Management
Defence Construction Canada, De la Victoire Street, Bldg 72
Courcelette, Quebec G0A 4Z0

  • Location

    • Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) Valcartier (Quebec)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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