Lynn Lake Gold Project — Participant Funding Allocated

News release

September 11, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $331,360.50 in federal funds to seven recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Lynn Lake Gold Project, located 1,000 kilometres north of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The funding was made available through the Agency's Participant Funding Program and will assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment. The steps 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.

For more information on the project and the federal environmental assessment process, please visit the Agency's website at (Registry reference number 80140).

Details of Funding Allocation for the Project
Recipients Allocation
Barren Lands First Nation $54,040
Hatchet Lake First Nation $24,749
Manitoba Métis Federation $67,550
Mathias Colomb Cree Nation $67,471.50
Métis Nation Saskatchewan – Eastern Region 1 $25,000
Métis Nation Saskatchewan – Northern Region 1 $25,000
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation $67,550
Total $331,360.50


Alison Reilander
Communications Advisor
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

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