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Cochrane Hill Gold Project — Participant Funding Available

July 3, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed Cochrane Hill Gold Project, located in Nova Scotia.

Funding is available for eligible individuals and groups to assist their 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.

Applications received by August 2, 2019, will be considered. Recipients and the amount of funding allocated will be announced at a later date.

To apply for funding, contact the Participant Funding Program by writing to CEAA.FP-PAF.ACEE@canada.ca, or by calling 1-866-582-1884. The application form is available on the Agency's website at canada.ca/ceaa under Participant funding.

Map depicting the location of the project, as described in the current document.

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The Proposed Project

Atlantic Mining NS Corp, a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlantic Gold Corporation, is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning and reclamation of an open-pit gold mine located within Guysborough County, approximately 145 kilometres northeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. As proposed, the Cochrane Hill Gold Project would include one open pit, material storage, site infrastructure, crusher and concentrator facilities, an above-ground tailings management facility, mine site haul roads and access roads.

More information on this project is available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website, Registry reference number 80159.

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