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LAND ACT: Notice of Application for a Disposition of Crown Land


Take notice that the Gitga’at First Nation from Hartley Bay, BC have applied to the Ministry of Water, Lands, and Resource Stewardship (WLRS) Smithers, for an Investigative Licence for Water Power located 80 km south-west of Kitimat at the mouth of the Douglas Channel near the village of Hartley Bay. This application for an Investigative Licence is for geotechnical investigative work at locations at the intake abutments, powerhouse and transmission for the Gitga’at Power Project.

The Lands File for this application is 6409449.

Please visit to view the application and submit comments online.

Alternatively, written comments can be directed to the Senior Authorizations Specialist, WLRS, at:

Bag 5000

3726 Alfred Ave, Smithers, BC , V0J 2N0.

Comments will be received by WLRS up to January 26, 2024. WLRS may not be able to consider comments received after this date.

Be advised that any response to this advertisement will be considered part of the public record. For information, contact the Freedom of Information Advisor at Ministry of Water, Lands, and Resource Stewardship operations’ office in Smithers.

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