Category Archives: News Updates

Procurement — Decision timeline update (September, 2020)

In August 2020, the government requested we provide further information, through an information request. As a result, the federal timeline for decision making has been paused, and will resume once the information provided satisfies the request. We will look to …

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Juvenile salmon field studies at Roberts Bank

  Since 2011, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has been conducting field studies at Roberts Bank and the surrounding areas. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have adjusted many of our field study practices to ensure the safety and health …

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Enhancing habitats in the Fraser River estuary and across the Lower Mainland

Since 1991, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s Habitat Enhancement Program (HEP), has been creating, restoring and enhancing fish and wildlife habitat, including salt water marshes, intertidal marshes and eelgrass beds, to help maintain a balance between a healthy environment and …

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Protecting salmon at Roberts Bank

The Fraser River estuary, including Roberts Bank, is home to a large number of aquatic species. It supports some of the largest salmon populations in British Columbia and serves as a spawning, nursery, and holding area for over 70 species …

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Procurement approach update (June 2020)

  Since fall 2019, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has been engaging with contractors, developers and terminal operators to help shape the procurement schedule, contract details, and delivery approach to ensure we are choosing the best approach for building the …

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Seeking, listening to, and integrating traditional knowledge into project planning and design

The port authority has involved Indigenous groups from early in project development to look at the potential effects of the project on the environment and in particular, species of cultural importance. To date, through consultation, we have heard of and …

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