Bending Lake Iron 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.

Latest update

May 26, 2022 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada terminated the environmental assessment of the project at the request of the proponent.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
20 Notice of Termination - May 26, 2022
10 Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines PDF (1.4 MB) October 4, 2019
6 Notice of Commencement of an Environmental Assessment - August 21, 2019
5 Notice of Environmental Assessment Determination - August 21, 2019
3 Summary of a Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (1.9 MB) July 12, 2019


Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
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  • Location

    • 49 kilometres southwest of Ignace (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Assessment Status

  • Proponent

    Ambershaw Metallics Inc.
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment under CEAA 2012
  • Reference Number


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