What we’ve done and where we’re going

What we've done and Where we're going (See long description below)
Long description

January 2016

Interim Approach and Principles

Announcement of an interim approach and principles that apply to major projects under review.

June 2016

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.

July 2016

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.

August 2016

Expert Panel

Announcement of the four-person Expert Panel to review environmental assessment processes.

August 2016

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.

April 2017

Public Comment Period

Canadians are invited to share their views on the expert panel’s report by visiting letstalkea.ca.

Spring - Summer 2017

Engagement with indigenous groups and stakeholders

The government of canada will engage indigenous groups and stakeholders as it considers options for potential legislative, regulatory or policy changes.

Summer 2017

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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