Review of the Petitcodiac River Causeway and Fish Passage Issues
The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada appointed me (Eugene Niles) Special Advisor in August 2000. The task was to conduct a review of all the issues and existing information, to consult all stakeholders and seek appropriate expert opinion on a course of action to restore fish passage in relation to the Petitcodiac causeway. This report takes the form of a 2 part document. Part A includes a summary of stakeholder consultations and a synthesis and evaluation of the available information on issues, perspectives, and areas of consensus and divergence related to the Petitcodiac River Causeway and the Petitcodiac River watershed. Part B includes the identification of a range of options and a recommendation(s) to the Minister, as well as providing advice on the next steps, identification of information gaps, and suggestions on how to address these gaps.