Linear Corridors

Northern Bioscience provides professional services supporting the planning, construction, and operation of roads, transmission lines, pipelines, and other linear infrastructure.

Our services include:

  • environmental baseline studies focussing on:
    • water crossings
    • fish and fish habitat
    • wetlands
    • terrestrial wildlife and vegetation
  • Species at Risk (SAR) e.g., Woodland Caribou, Wolverine, Barn and Bank Swallow surveys, mitigation plans, and monitoring
  • bird nest searches to reduce risk of incidental take
  • Environmental Assessment (EA)
  • routing, habitat modelling, and mapping
  • rehabilitation and restoration, including use of native seed mixes
  • environmental permitting and approvals
  • indigenous, stakeholder, and government communication/consultation


Northern Bioscience has worked on numerous linear corridors in northern Ontario and Manitoba. Our clients have included:

  • BJ Halow & Sons Constructors Ltd.
  • Canadian National Railway (CN)
  • City of Thunder Bay
  • Dougan and Associates
  • Ecoplans Ltd.
  • Goldcorp Inc. (SNC Lavalin Inc.)
  • Harte Gold Inc.
  • HydroOne (HONI)
  • Keewaywin First Nation (sub to True Grit Engineering)
  • LGL Ltd.
  • Manitoba Clean Environment Commission (sub to Arcadis)
  • Nextbridge (sub to Dillon Consulting Ltd.)
  • Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO)
  • Ontario Power Generation
  • TBT Engineering
  • Teranorth Construction and Engineering Ltd.
  • TransCanada Pipelines
  • Xeneca Power Development Inc.