This section is dedicated to the development of the different steps of the project. As the project progresses, press releases, reports, articles and links of interest will be posted in order to ensure transparency at each stage of the development of the airport jet fuel terminal project.
April 2015 Open House
On April 29, 2015, MIFFC held an open house to provide general information and seek public input on the proposed project. Here is the documented presented at the session:
July 2015 Second Open House
On July 9th, 2015 MIFFC held a second open house in order to communicate the preliminary results of the environmental impact assessment, including a risk analysis, in order to receive public feedback. Here is the document presented at the session:
The information and consultation process undertaken by MIFFC began in November 2014 and is ongoing.
A press release by MIFFC regarding consultation of the MMC. A news report on these consultations is scheduled for April.
Terminal Jet fuel, low risk according to a study:
Significant economic benefits for Montreal-Est:
Final report of the CMM Environmental Commission, June 2016
On June 10, 2016, the CMM Environmental Committee submitted its final report to the CMM Executive Committee following the public hearings held in the winter, 2016. The decision of the Committee, its recommendations and the memoires submitted within the consultation process are included in the report.
The Bureau d’audiences publiques en environnement du Québec will hold a public information session for the project on December 19, 2017 starting at 1:30 pm in the Rosario Toupin hall at the Roussin Community Centre on 12125 rue Notre Dame Est, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC H1B 2Y9. All pertinent information for this session is available: https://www.bape.gouv.qc.ca/sections/mandats/Terminal_Montreal_Est/index.htm
Final report from BAPE – May 2018
The BAPE commission of inquiry concludes that the location chosen by the Montreal International Fuel Facilities Corporation (MIFFC) is appropriate for the project. During the first part of the public hearing, the Commission held three public meetings in the Pointe-aux-Trembles sector in Montréal. In the second part, two public meetings allowed the commission to attend the presentation of 16 briefs and a verbal opinion. A total of 28 briefs were submitted by individuals, groups, organizations and municipalities interested in this project.
The press release can be found here : http://www.fil-information.gouv.qc.ca/Pages/Article.aspx?idArticle=2606062654
The final report can be found here : https://voute.bape.gouv.qc.ca/dl?id=00000059265
The government of Québec has authorized by decree, the airport fuel terminal project in Montreal East. Once complete, this project will increase the security and reliability of airport fuel supply to the three largest airports in Eastern Canada, including Montreal-Trudeau International Airport.
You can consult the decree here :
The Corporation Internationale d’Avitaillement de Montréal (CIAM) welcomes the decision by cabinet to authorize the airport fuel terminal project in Montreal East. CIAM is currently finalizing the project’s preliminary engineering and will begin the process of obtaining permits, certifications and other approvals required by regulatory authorities. We would like to thank all stakeholders that participated in the information and public consultation processes.
You can read the press release here :