Public Notice
Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project — Additional Participant Funding Allocated

August 28, 2017 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $175,930 in federal funds to nine additional recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project, located in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 350 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Details of Funding Allocation for the project
Recipients Additional Funding Allocation Previous Funding Allocation Total Funding Allocation
Conseil de la Première Nation des Innus de Nutashkuan $12,300 N/A $12,300
Corporation Ka Tshishpeuatak, on behalf of the Conseil des Innus de Ekuanitshit $12,300 N/A $12,300
Elsipogtog First Nation $12,300 N/A $12,300
Kwilmu'kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiation Office $38,985 N/A $38,985
Maliseet Nation in New Brunswick $24,160 N/A $24,160
Mi'gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat $18,230 N/A $18,230
Mi'gmawe'l Tplu'taqnn Incorporated $33,055 N/A $33,055
NunatuKavut Community Council N/A $18,650 $18,650
Qalipu First Nation N/A $10,897 $10,897
Sipekne'katik $12,300 N/A $12,300
Woodstock First Nation $12,300 N/A $12,300
Total $175,930 $29,547 $205,477

The funding was made available through the Agency's Participant Funding Program. It will assist the participation of Indigenous groups in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment, which includes reviewing and providing comments on the proponent's Environmental Impact Statement or on its summary, 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 80130).

The Proposed Project

Husky Oil Operations Ltd. (Husky) is proposing to conduct an exploration drilling project within offshore exploration licenses located in both the Jeanne d'Arc Basin and the Flemish Pass Basin, approximately 350 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. As proposed, the Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project would include the drilling of up to 10 wells within a nine-year period, starting in 2018. The project would allow Husky to determine the presence, nature and quantities of the potential hydrocarbon resource.

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