Beaver Dam Mine Project: Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment

News Release

May 3, 2016 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $223,202 to three recipients to assist their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the proposed Beaver Dam Mine Project, located in Marinette, Nova Scotia.

Details of Allocation

Recipients Allocation
Eastern Shore Forest Watch Association $12,234
Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia represented by the Kwilmu'kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office $167,640
Sipekne'katik First Nation $43,328
Total $223,202

Quick Facts

  • This funding was made available through the Agency's Participant Funding Program. It will enable public and Indigenous group participation in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment, which include reviewing and providing comments on the Environmental Impact Statement or on the summary thereof, the draft Environmental Assessment Report, and the potential environmental assessment conditions.
  • More information on this project is available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website, reference number 80111.

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