One River EA Stage 2 Public Information Centre #2 was held on Wednesday, October 4.

Please review the presentation boards and share your thoughts by completing the below survey. The survey will be available until Monday, October 22.


Stage 2 - Public Information Centre # 2 Survey

Section 1: One River Master Plan EA Survey and Comments


1. Process: The One River Master Plan EA consists of three parts, the Springbank Dam Decommissioning Schedule “B” EA Alternatives, the Forks of the Thames Schedule “B” EA Alternatives including the “Ribbon of the Thames”, and the River Management Plan Class EA Alternatives. Is the presentation of the overall One River Master Plan EA process clear? Is there any part of the process that is not clear?

2. Selection of the Preferred Alternatives: Do you agree with selection of the preliminary preferred alternatives?

Springbank Dam (Partial Dam Removal)
The Forks of the Thames (Suspended Walkway with Softscape terraces)
River Management Plan (Strategic Access and Use in the River Corridor)

Section 2: Decommissioning of Springbank Dam Schedule B EA

3. Process: The preliminary preferred alternative for the Decommissioning of the Springbank Dam is “Partial Dam Removal”. Is the presentation of the Springbank Dam Schedule B EA preferred alternative clear? Is there any part of the description that is not clear?

The presentation of the Springbank Dam Schedule B EA preferred alternative is clear

Section 3: Forks of the Thames Schedule B EA “Ribbon of the Thames”

7. Preferred Alternative (Suspended Walkway with Softscape Terraces): A) Please briefly list how the preferred alternative will impact your use of and access to the river.

B) There are a number of other components that make up the Ribbon of the Thames preferred Alternative. After reading through the display panels with details of each of the components, please provide your comments on what you prefer, like, or dislike about the component.

Section 4: River Management Plan Class EA Components Survey

9. Preferred River Management Plan Alternative: The preliminary preferred alternative for the River Management Plan Class EA is “Strategic Access and Use in the River Corridor”. Is the presentation of the preferred River Management Plan Class EA Alternative clear? Are there descriptions of the Alternative that are not clear?

10. Preferred Alternative (Strategic Access and Use in the River Corridor):

A) Please briefly list how the preferred alternative will impact your use of and access to the river.


B) Please briefly identify any concerns you may have in regard to the following features:

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11. Additional Comments

Section 5. PIC and Public Engagement

1. Was the information provided helpful to you?
Were all your questions answered?
Was the information provided:

4. An important part of each of the EA processes is the consultation with the public and the engagement. Based on the information provided in the Public Information Centre, do you think the public consultation and engagement steps taken to-date have been sufficient?

Please note that all correspondence will be maintained for reference throughout the project and will become part of the project record. Under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) and the Environmental Assessment Act (EAA), unless otherwise stated in the submission, any personal information such as name, address, telephone number and property location included in a submission will become part of the public record files for this project and will be released, if requested, to any person.