PUBLIC NOTICE OF AQUACULTURE LICENCE APPLICATION
1) Land Act: Notice of Intention to Apply for a Disposition of Crown Land
Take notice that, Cermaq Canada Ltd from Campbell River, BC, have applied to the Ministry of Forests (FOR), for an amendment to Marine Finfish -Aquaculture tenure (Atlantic Salmon, net pen) situated on Provincial Crown land located on land covered by water being part bed of Bedwell Sound, Clayoquot Region.
The Lands File Number that has been established for this application is Crown Land File #1407342.
Comments may be submitted electronically via the provincial Applications, Comments & Reasons for Decision webpage at https://comment.nrs.gov.bc.ca
Alternatively, hard copy comments may be directed to the Section Head, Aquaculture, Ministry of Forests at 142- 2080 Labieux Rd, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6J9.
Comments will be received by FOR up to October 281th, 2023. FOR may not be able to consider comments received after this date.
Please visit the website at https://comment.nrs.gov.bc.ca/ for more information.
Be advised that any response to this advertisement will be considered part of the public record. For information, contact the Freedom of Information Advisor at the Ministry of Forests office in Nanaimo.
2) Canadian Navigable Waters Act: Notice of application for Approval of Aquaculture Facility.
Cermaq Canada Ltd hereby gives notice that an application has been made to the Minister of Transport, pursuant to the Canadian NavigableWaters Act for Approval of the work described herein and its site plans.
Pursuant to Paragraph 7(2) of the said Act, Cermaq Canada Ltd, has deposited with the Minister of Transport, on the on-line Navigable Waters Registry (or Common Project Search (CPS): http://cps.canada.ca/), under the Navigation Protection Program File number 2007-500934 and the CPS registry number 6201, a description of the following work, its site plans:
Marine Finfish- Aquaculture in, over, Bedwell Sound on Crown Land Foreshore #1407342 in Clayoquot Sound.
Comments regarding the effect of this work on marine navigation can be sent through the Common Project Search site mentioned above under the Comment section (search by the above referenced number) or, by sending your comments directly to the Navigation Protection Program Pacific, Suite 820- 800 Burrard Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2J8 if you do not have access to the internet.
However, comments will be considered only if they are in writing (electronic means preferable: NPPPAC-PPNPAC@tc.gc.ca) and are received not later than 30 days after the publication of the last notice. Although all comments conforming to the above will be considered, no individual response will be sent.