Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1646

Fire Lake North Railway

Proponent: Champion Minerals Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

As part of the Fire Lake North (FLN) iron ore project located in north-eastern Quebec, the proponent intends to construct a new 62 kilometre long single track railway line to connect to the existing Bloom Lake Railway (BLR) in Labrador West. A four kilometre rail line portion of this new line and a three kilometre long siding will be located within the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador and the remainder of the line and the load-out facilities will be located within the Province of Quebec. This proposal is necessary to deliver iron ore concentrate to the port of Sept-Iles for trans-shipment by ship to domestic and overseas customers.

  • May 4, 2012 - The undertaking was registered.
  • June 12, 2012 - Public comments are due.
  • June 18, 2012 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • October 19, 2012 - Environmental Preview Report Required.
  • February 1, 2016 - Project Expired.

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