Deconstruction of Various Buildings - 12 Wing Shearwater

The Department of National Defence (DND) is proposing to deconstruct 6 surplus buildings at 12 Wing Shearwater. The project scope will include the deconstruction/demolition of buildings SH HGRB, SH HGRC, SH HGRE, SH HGRF, SH10 and SH83. The associated project activities include: hazardous materials abatement, tearing down exterior/interior walls, floors, roofs, concrete slabs and asphalt; capping remaining underground utility and service lines; backfill and grade any remaining open excavations/trenches; removal and off-site disposal of building materials/debris; and restore the ground surface (e.g., grass, asphalt). The proposed building deconstruction is scheduled to begin in Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

Latest update

October 2, 2022 – The public comment period on the project is closed. The Department of National Defence is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - September 12, 2022


Vincent O'Malley
Department of National Defence
Vincent O'Malley, Project Manager
PO Box 99000 Stn Forces
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 5X5
Email: Vincent.O'

  • Location

    • 12 Wing Shearwater (Nova Scotia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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