Bay du Nord Development Project — Participant Funding Allocated

News release

January 4, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $302,327.65 in federal funds to 19 recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Bay du Nord Development Project, located 450 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic Ocean.

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 80154).

Details of Funding Allocation for the Project
Recipients Allocation
Balaena Institute for Cetacean Conservation Studies $12,000.00
Bill Montevecchi $12,100.00
Conseil de la Première Nation des Innus Nutashkuan $12,300.00
Corporation Ka Tshishpeuatak (Ekuanitshit) $12,300.00
Ecology Action Centre $12,295.00
Elsipogtog First Nation $12,300.00
Fish Food and Allied Workers $11,965.00
Kwilmu'kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiation Office $38,985.00
Miawpukek First Nation $12,300.00
Mi'gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat $18,230.00
Mi'gmawe'l Tplu'taqnn Inc. $33,055.00
Mildred Lavers on behalf of Northern Peninsula Mi'kmaq Band $12,300.00
NunatuKavut Community Council Inc. $18,650.00
Qalipu First Nation $10,450.00
Sierra Club Canada Foundation $12,295.00
Sipekne'katik $12,300.00
Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick $24,160.00
Woodstock First Nation $12,300.00
WWF Canada $12,042.65
Total $302,327.65


Marissa Harfouche
Communications Advisor
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

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