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Beaver Dam Mine Project - Participant Funding Available

February 10, 2021 — Funding provided by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is now available to help the public and Indigenous groups participate in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed Beaver Dam Mine Project, located in Marinette, Nova Scotia.

Funding is available for eligible individuals and groups to assist their participation in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment. These steps include reviewing and providing comments on the revised Environmental Impact Statement or its summary, the draft Environmental Assessment Report, and the potential environmental assessment conditions.

Applications received by March 12, 2021, will be considered. Recipients and the amount of funding allocated will be posted on the project's webpage on the Canadian Impact Assessment Registry website.

The Agency recognizes it is more challenging to undertake meaningful public engagement and Indigenous consultation in light of the circumstances arising from COVID-19. The Agency continues to assess the situation, adjust consultation activities and provide flexibility as needed in order to prioritize the health and safety of all Canadians and conduct meaningful engagement with interested groups.

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

Atlantic Mining NS Corp. is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning, and reclamation of an open pit gold mine in Marinette, Nova Scotia. As proposed, the Beaver Dam Mine Project would have an ore production rate of 5480 tonnes per day, over a four-year period. Ore from the project would be crushed and transported approximately 31 kilometres by road to the Moose River (Touquoy) mine for processing. Components of the project would include an open pit, mine site haul roads, waste material storage piles, ore stockpiles, crusher and operational facilities, and water management.

More information on this project is available on the Canadian Impact Assessment Registry website, Registry reference number 80111.

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