Enforcement Actions

The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada makes available the following information about enforcement actions. This information is subject to the Access to Information and Privacy Acts, including:

  • written warnings;
  • orders under section 94 of the Impact Assessment Act;
  • injunction applications;
  • charges laid in a prosecution; and
  • fines.

Correspondence related to specific enforcement actions and documents regarding projects are available on the Impact Assessment Registry of Canada.

Listed below are the enforcement actions taken to date for projects subject to the Impact Assessment Act:

Enforcement Actions
Project Proponent Type of Action Date of document

Rainy River Project

New Gold Inc.

Written Warning

June 15, 2018

Brucejack Gold Mine Project

Pretium Resources Inc.

Order (supersedes Order issued June 20, 2017)

Letter from the Agency

Order

July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017

June 20, 2017

Site C Clean Energy Project

BC Hydro

Written Warning

April 27, 2018

Site C Clean Energy Project

BC Hydro

Amended Order

Order

Draft of the Proposed Order

Notice of Intent to issue an order

November 3, 2017

May 25, 2017

April 21, 2017

April 5, 2017

Site C Clean Energy Project

BC Hydro

Letter from the Agency

Draft of the Proposed Order

Notice of Intent to Issue an Order

January 9, 2017

January 6, 2017

December 19, 2016

Site C Clean Energy Project

BC Hydro

Order

December 2, 2016

Site C Clean Energy Project

BC Hydro

Written Warning

May 26, 2016

Site C Clean Energy Project

BC Hydro

Written Warning

October 9, 2015

Whabouchi Mining Project

Nemaska Lithium Inc.

Written Warning (French only)

September 26, 2017

Whabouchi Mining Project

Nemaska Lithium Inc.

Letter from the Agency (French only)

Written Warning (French only)

February 9, 2017

February 9, 2017

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