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Magino Gold Project — Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Regulatory Phase

July 8, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) allocated $25,000 in federal funds to two Indigenous groups to assist their participation in consultations led by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) related to proposed amendments to Schedule 2 of the Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations (the Regulations) for the Magino Gold Project, located in northern Ontario.

Total Funding Allocation for the Regulatory Phase
Recipients Total Funding Allocation
Garden River First Nation $10,000.00
Michipicoten First Nation $15,000.00
Total $25,000.00

The funding was made available through the Agency's Participant funding and will assist participation on ECCC's draft consultation plan and supporting documents related to the proposed amendments of the Regulations.

For more information on the consultations and the proposed amendments to the Regulations, please visit ECCC's website at canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change.

The Proposed Project

Prodigy Gold Incorporated, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Argonaut Gold Incorporated, is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning and abandonment of an open-pit gold mine and metal mill located 14 kilometres south-east of Dubreuilville, Ontario. Mining would occur over 10 years with an ore production capacity of 45 200 tonnes per day. The on-site metal mill would have an ore input capacity of 35 000 tonnes per day and would operate for approximately 12 to 15 years.

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