Upon completion of the assessment YESAB issues an evaluation or screening report and a recommendation, which is sent to federal, territorial or First Nation governments who act as Decision Bodies. A copy is also loaded to the YESAB Online Registry. The recommendation will include one of four options. YESAB will recommend that the project:
The Decision Body for the assessment will be a regulating body or authority. Decision Bodies can be federal, territorial or First Nation governments and agencies that regulate and permit the proposed activity. The Decision Body will issue, in writing, a Decision Document that accepts, varies or rejects the recommendation. Once the Decision Document has been issued, an agency can issue authorizations or permits in accordance with their process.
When do I get my license, authorization or permit?
If the Decision Body(s) determines in its Decision Document that the project may proceed, the license, authorization or permit may be issued.