Regional Assessment in the Ring of Fire Area

The Regional Assessment will be conducted in the area centred on the Ring of Fire mineral deposits in northern Ontario, approximately 540 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay and 1,000 kilometres north of Toronto. The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada will work with the Province of Ontario, Indigenous groups, federal authorities, non-government organizations and the public to determine the appropriate activities, outcomes and boundaries of the regional assessment.


Disclaimer

This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.

 

Latest update

January 30, 2021 —The participant funding application period is closed. The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is reviewing the funding applications.

 

January 22, 2021 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada continues to accept input from the public, Indigenous communities, and organizations to support the planning of the Regional Assessment in the Ring of Fire area. There will be additional opportunities for participants to contribute to the planning of the Regional Assessment. Further details will be communicated in the coming weeks.

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Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
18 From the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada to Federal Authorities re: Request for Information to Inform the Planning of the Regional Assessment PDF (318 KB) December 7, 2020
13 Information Sheet PDF (44 KB) November 12, 2020
1 Minister's response - February 10, 2020

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Contacts

Regional Assessment in the Ring of Fire Area
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
160 Elgin Street, 22nd floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
Telephone: 613-808-0165
Email: iaac.regionalrof-cdfregionale.aeic@canada.ca


  • Location

    • Ring of Fire (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

    2020-02-10
  • Proponent

    Not applicable
  • Authorities

    • Not applicable
  • Assessment Type

    Regional Assessment
  • Reference Number

    80468
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