Municipal Affairs and Environment




Cavendish Mink Farm Expansion     

Proponent: Viking Fur Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent is proposing to expand its existing operation located near Route 80, within the Local Service District of Cavendish, Avalon Peninsula. The expansion will include the construction of a new cold storage building; development of up to 35 hectares of additional forage land; and expansion of the cattle herd to 100 beef cattle. Manure from the existing mink operations will be dispersed over the existing and new forage lands. The construction of the cold storage is planned to start in 2017, while the development of forage lands and cattle expansion will occur progressively over time.

  • August 28, 2017 - The undertaking was registered.
  • October 3, 2017 - Deadline for public comments.
  • October 12, 2017 - The Minister's Decision is due.
  • October 25, 2017 - The Minister announced that the project is withdrawn.

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