Task Force on Sustainable Tidal Energy Development in the Bay of Fundy Interim Report

Published September 29, 2023

On June 20, 2023, the Honourable Joyce Murray, former Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced the establishment of a Task Force on sustainable tidal energy. The intention is to explore issues and opportunities associated with the deployment of tidal energy projects in the Bay of Fundy.

The purpose of the Task Force is to:

1. Build on work to date to clarify requirements for fish protection

2. Improve transparency and methodology of risk assessment and decision making on tidal turbine deployments

3. Reduce turnaround time for regulatory decisions for tidal energy projects in the Bay of Fundy

Read the full Interim Report