Impact Assessment Agency of Canada

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Impact assessment

Impact assessments process

Learn about the purpose and steps of impact assessments under the Impact Assessment Act.

Canadian Impact Assessment Registry

Information on potential and current IAs of projects subject to the federal IA process.

Practitioner's guide to impact assessment

Learn about the federal impact assessments under the Impact Assessment Act.

How to get involved

Public

Learn how the public can participate in impact assessments.

Indigenous

Learn about consultation with Indigenous Peoples in impact assessment.

Funding programs

Learn about the Agency's three funding programs, which support those interested in participating in the impact assessment process.

Policy and guidance

For impact assessments

Consult documents providing guidance to the legislated obligations for federal impact assessments under the Impact Assessment Act.

For environmental assessments

Consult guidance documents related to environmental assessments commenced under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012.

Training on impact assessment

Find training opportunities on impact assessment.

Advisory Committees

Learn more about the Advisory Committees that provide expert advice to the Agency.

Acts and regulations

Current and former Acts and regulations

Learn about the Impact Assessment Act and its regulations.

Agreements

Learn about agreements that are in place with other jurisdictions.

Compliance promotion and enforcement

Learn about the compliance promotion and enforcement program, policies and activities.

James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement

Learn about the review process of projects under JBNQA and the organizations involved.

Corporate information

Minister

The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson

Minister of Environment and Climate Change

President

David McGovern, President
David McGovern

President, Impact Assessment Agency of Canada

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