TAKE NOTICE that The Municipality of Central Elgin, St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, hereby gives notice that an application has been made to the Minister of Transport, pursuant to the Canadian Navigable Waters Act for approval of the work described herein and its site and plans.

Pursuant to paragraph 7(2) of the said Act, the Municipality of Central Egin has deposited with the Minister of Transport, on the on-line Common Project Search Registry (http://cps.canada.ca/) under the NPP File Number 2023-408452 a description of the following work, its site and plans:

  • to conduct maintenance dredging by mechanical methods in Port Stanley harbour, Lake Erie, Central Elgin Municipality, Elgin County, Ontario Canada, in and about 42° 39’ 39” N, 81° 12’ 47” W, in 2023, after ice-out, with dispersal of the dredged, clean, sand into Lake Erie, east off the harbour, at about the 5 m contour, at 42° 39’ 52” N, 81° 11’ 38” W, and at 42° 39’ 40” N, 81° 09’ 29” W.

Comments regarding the effect of this work on marine navigation can be sent through the Common Project Search site mentioned above under the Comment section (search by the above referenced number) or if you do not have access to the internet, by sending your comments directly to:

Navigation Protection Program – Transport Canada

100 S Front St, 1st Floor

Sarnia ON

N7T 2M4

Transport Canada (TC) will not make your comments on a project available to the public on the online public registry. However, any information related to a work is considered as unclassified public record and could be accessible upon legal request. As such, the information and records provided should not contain confidential or sensitive information. If you want to provide confidential or sensitive information that you think should not be made public, please contact TC before submitting it.

However, comments will be considered only if they are in writing (electronic means preferable) and are received not later than 30 days after the publication of the last notice. Although all comments conforming to the above will be considered, no individual response will be sent.

DATED at the Municipality of Central Elgin this 20th day of March 2023.

The Municipality of Central Elgin