Sugar Creek Peat Harvesting Project

Sun Gro Horticulture Canada is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning and abandonment of the Sugar Creek Peat Harvesting Project, located approximately 20 kilometres southeast of Fisher River Cree Nation, Manitoba. As proposed, the Project would extract peat from four sub areas and include an access road, bog roads, a staging area, sedimentation ponds, and a drainage network.

Latest update

January 23, 2023 — The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has determined that the Sugar Creek Peat Harvesting Project proposed by Sun Gro Horticulture Canada does not warrant designation under the Impact Assessment Act. The reasons for the Minister’s determination are provided in the Minister’s response.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
3 Minister's Response - January 23, 2023
1 Request for designation of project PDF (508 KB) October 19, 2022


Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
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Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
Telephone: 613-957-0700 or 1-866-582-1884
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  • Location

    • Fisher River Cree Nation (Manitoba)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Assessment Status

  • Proponent

    Sun Gro Horticulture Canada
  • 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.


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...within 200 kilometres
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