What we’ve done and where we’re going
Interim Approach and Principles
Announcement of an interim approach and principles that apply to major projects under review.
Review Of Environmental Assessment Processes Launches
Launch of the review along with the Terms of Reference for an Expert Panel, and a comment period for the public, Indigenous groups and stakeholders.
Meeting with Indigenous Groups
The Minister of Environment and Climate Change met with leaders from Indigenous groups to get feedback on plans and discuss representation on the Multi-Interest Advisory Committee.
Announcement of the four-person Expert Panel to review environmental assessment processes.
Multi-interest Advisory Commitee
The Multi-Interest Advisory Committee holds its first meeting. The Committee provides advice to the Expert Panel and has equal representation from Indigenous organizations, environmental groups and industry associations.
September – December 2016
Engagement with Canadians
The Expert Panel is engaging with Indigenous peoples, stakeholders, and the public both online at EAreview.ca and in-person.
March 31, 2017
Expert Panel Report
The Expert Panel submits its report to the Minister Of Environment and Climate Change.
Public Comment Period
Canadians will be invited to share their views on the Expert Panel’s report, including their findings and recommendations.
Spring - Summer 2017
Engagement with Stakeholders & Consultation with Indigenous Groups
The Government of Canada will engage stakeholders and consult Indigenous groups as it considers options for potential legislative, regulatory or policy changes.
In fall 2017, the Government will consider options for potential legislative, regulatory or policy changes.
The Path Forward
The Government of Canada will review the recommendations made by the Expert Panel, and the feedback gathered from Canadians on the Panel’s report. In fall 2017, the Government will consider options for potential legislative, regulatory or policy changes.
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