Impact Assessment Agency of Canada

Assessments under IAA

Impact assessments process

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

Regional and strategic assessments

Learn about regional and strategic assessments under Impact Assessment Act.

Canadian Impact Assessment Registry

Information on potential and current impact assessments of projects, and regional and strategic assessments under the Impact Assessment Act.

How to get involved


Learn how the public can participate in impact assessments.

Indigenous peoples

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.

Practitioner's guide to impact assessment

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

Training on impact assessment

Find training opportunities on impact assessment.

For environmental assessments

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

Acts and regulations

Current and former Acts and regulations

Learn about the Impact Assessment Act and its regulations.


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

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