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Allison McCarrick

Chief Administrative Officer

District of Port Hardy

PO Box 68

Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0

Tel: 250 949 6665


Canadian Navigable Waters Act Jensen Cove Public Notice (No Interference of work)

July 14, 2020

The Canadian Coast Guard 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 Canadian Coast Guard has deposited with the Minister
of Transport, on the on-line Navigable Waters Registry ( and under registry
number 1859 or under the NPP File Number 2020-502693 a description of the following work, its
site and plans:

The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) is undertaking a project to replace the existing, aging pier
with a new larger structure comprised of four concrete floats at the Canadian Coast Guard Port
Hardy Depot. Proposed activities at the site will involve the removal of the existing pier
structure; installation of a new dock, upland abutment, ramp, and concrete float. The proposed
DFO dock will be located within the same general footprint of the existing dock, along the
southwest shore of Jensen Cove.

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, by sending your comments directly to: Attn: Don Storry, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Real Property Technical Services Pacific, Tel: (604) 666 – 8526; if you do
not have access to the internet.

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.