Public Notice

Springpole Gold Project – Participant Funding Available


February 22, 2024 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 for the proposed Springpole Gold Project, a new open-pit gold/silver mine and metal mill located about 110 kilometres northeast of Red Lake, Ontario.

Funding provided by the Agency is now available for eligible individuals and groups to support their participation in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment. These steps include reviewing and providing comments on the proponent's Environmental Impact Statement or the summary thereof, and the Agency's draft Environmental Assessment Report and potential conditions.

Applications received by March 25, 2024, will be considered.

For more information about the Participant Funding Program, including eligibility criteria and the application form, please visit the project home page, reference number 80149, and click on "Participant Funding." You can also contact the Participant Funding Program by writing to or by calling 1-866-582-1884. Details about the project can also be found on the project home page.

As a next step, the Agency will announce the start of a public comment period on the summary of the proponent's Environmental Impact Statement at a later date.  

Stay updated on this project by following the Agency on X (previously Twitter): @IAAC_AEIC #Springpole

For media inquiries, contact the Agency's media relations team by writing to or calling

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