The site selection process requires that communities in an area must take the initiative to enter and move through the process. The process is collaborative. Interested communities are encouraged to begin a process of study and engagement, involving First Nation and Métis communities, as well as municipalities in the surrounding area. The project will only proceed with interested communities, First Nation and Métis communities, and surrounding municipalities working together to implement it.
Over time and through increasingly detailed studies, it will become clearer which areas have strong potential to safely host the project.
The following areas are currently involved as a focus of study.