Potential Regional Assessment in the Salish Sea

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has received a request for a regional assessment the Salish Sea (both Canada and the US) including its inner bodies of water and the traditional fishing territories of Treaty Nations.

Latest update

September 20, 2022 — The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has decided that a regional assessment in the Salish Sea is not warranted under the Impact Assessment Act. The reasons for the decision are provided in the Minister's Response.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
3 Minister's Response with Reasons PDF (2.6 MB) September 20, 2022
1 Request for Regional Assessment PDF (227 KB) June 21, 2022


Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
160 Elgin Street, 22nd Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
Telephone: 613-957-0700 or 1-866-582-1884
Fax: 613-957-0862
Email: information@iaac-aeic.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Salish Sea (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

  • Proponent

    Not applicable
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Assessment not applicable
  • Reference Number


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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