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Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project — Participant Funding Allocated

July 25, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) allocated a total of $1,191,279.35 in federal funds between January 2012 and May 2019 to 21 recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment for the proposed Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project, located in northern Alberta.

Details of Funding Allocation for the Project
Recipients Total Funding Allocation
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation $95,600.00
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Northern Alberta $20,440.00
Deninu Kue First Nation $49,884.25
Fond du Lac Denesuline First Nation $22,116.00
Fort McKay First Nation $55,563.00
Fort McKay First Nation and Fort McKay Metis Community Association (Metis Local 63) $47,578.00
Fort McKay Métis Community Association $71,811.00
Fort McMurray #468 First Nation $74,363.75
John Malcolm on behalf of the Clearwater River Band #175 $27,097.00
John Malcolm on behalf of the Original Fort McMurray First Nation $27,097.00
Kátl'odeeche First Nation $27,097.00
Keepers of the Athabasca Watershed Society $19,760.00
Métis Nation of Alberta Association Fort McMurray Local Council 1935 $95,452.00
Métis Nation of Alberta Association Lakeland Local Council 1909 $75,114.00
Métis Nation of Alberta Association Local #125 Fort Chipewyan $95,600.00
Métis Nation of Alberta Association Owl River Métis Local 1949 $49,700.00
Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 1 $95,244.00
Mikisew Cree First Nation Government and Industry Relations $92,970.00
North West Territories Métis Nations $62,618.35
Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development $29,980.00
Smith's Landing First Nation $56,194.00
Total $1,191,279.35

The funding was made available through the Agency's Participant Funding Program, and assisted the participation of eligible recipients in various steps of the environmental assessment, including the public hearing.

For more information on the project and the federal environmental assessment process, please visit the Agency's website at canada.ca/ceaa (Registry reference number 65505).

The Proposed Project

The Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project, proposed by Teck Resources Limited, includes the construction, operation and reclamation of an oil sands surface mine with a production capacity of about 260,000 barrels per day of bitumen. The project is located in northeastern Alberta, approximately 110 kilometres north of Fort McMurray. The project is a truck and shovel mine which includes one open pit, an ore preparation plant, a bitumen processing plant, tailings preparation and management facilities, cogeneration facilities, support utilities, disposal and storage areas, river water intake, a fish habitat compensation lake, bridge, roads, airfield and camp. The estimated project area is over 24,000 hectares. If the project is approved, the proposed project would operate for 41 years.

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