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Bending Lake Iron Project — Participant Funding Available

January 22, 2020 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous peoples in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed Bending Lake Iron Project, located southwest of Ignace, Ontario.

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 February 21, 2020, will be considered. Recipients and the amount of funding allocated will be announced at a later date.

To apply for funding, complete the Application form - Environmental assessments undertaken by the Agency available on the Agency's website at canada.ca/iaac under Funding Programs. For more information, contact the Participant Funding Program by writing to iaac.FP-PAF.aeic@canada.ca, or by calling 1-866-582-1884.

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The Proposed Project

Ambershaw Metallics Inc., a subsidiary of Legacy Hill Resources, is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning and abandonment of an open-pit iron ore mine and an on-site metal mill, located 49 kilometres southwest of Ignace, Ontario. As proposed, the Bending Lake Iron Project would have a 30- to 40-year mine life with an ore production capacity of 23,000 tonnes per day. The metal mill would have an ore input capacity of 25,000 tonnes per day.

More information on this project is available on the Canadian Impact Assessment Registry website, Registry reference number 80181.

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