Giant Mine Remediation Project - EA0809-001

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Figures from the Giant Mine Remediation Developer's Assessment Report, EAA0809-001 posted at the request of Government of Canada.

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Giant Mine Remediantion Developers Assessment Report Figures 5.2.1 to 5.11.3

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Letters from Northern Project Management Office to Yellowknives Dene and North Slave Metis Alliance regarding the Giant Mine Remediation Report of EA and Reasons for Decision.

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This is a letter from the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada to the Review Board Chairperson regarding the decision and final measures.

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This is the Minister of AANDC's response to Alternatives North letter of April 28, 2014 regarding inspections at Giant Mine.

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This joint letter from the YKDFN, the City of Yellowknives and Alternatives North asks responsible ministers to accept the Giant Report of EA measures with proposed modifications, and conclude the EA.

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This is a letter from Alternaitves North to the Minister of AANDC regarding inspections at Giant Mine.

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This is the Review Board's response to the Responsible Ministers' suggested modifications to certain measures from the Report of EA. It includes the Board's recommended revisions.

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These are the YKDFN's comments on the ministers' suggested modifications to measures from the Giant Report of EA.

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These are the developer's comments on the ministers' suggested modifications to measures from the Giant Report of EA.

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These are the City of Yellowknife's comments on the ministers' suggested modifications to measures from the Giant Report of EA.

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These are the NSMA's comments on the ministers' suggested modifications to measures from the Giant Report of EA.

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These are Alternatives North's comments on the ministers' suggested modifications to measures from the Giant Report of EA.

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This letter provides information on the Jan. 20th 2014 working meeting, which is part of the consult-to-modify process for the Giant EA. It includes an agenda.

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This letter describes the consult-to-modify process to consider modifications to certain measures from the Report of EA.

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This is a letter from NPMO to the YKDFN requesting comments on proposed modifications to the Review Board's measures from the Giant Report of EA

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This is a letter from NPMO to the NSMA requesting comments on proposed modifications to the Review Board's measures from the Giant Report of EA

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This is a letter from NPMO to the Tlicho Government requesting comments on proposed modifications to the Review Board's measures from the Giant Report of EA

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This is a letter from the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada to the Mackenzie Valley Review Board initiating consultation to proposed modification of 9 measures.

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This is the YKDFN's response to the developer's comments about the Report of EA.

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This is the City of Yellowknife's response to the developer's comments about the Report of EA.

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This is the City of Yellowknife's response to the developer's comments about the Report of EA.

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This is Alternatives North's response to the developer's comments about the Report of EA. Includes Nov. 14 working group meeting summary, draft Environmental Agreement, media coverage and chronology.

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This is the reply from AANDC to MP Dennis Bevington's letter of Oct. 7 2013 regarding the Giant Report of EA.

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This document contains three excerpts from the hansard of the Legislative assembly regarding questions about the Giant EA. This was submitted to the public registry by MLA Bob Bromley.

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This Note to File is a disclaimer regarding recent materials posted to the Public Registry.

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This is MLA Bob Bromley's Member's Statement of Nov. 4, 2013 regarding the Giant Team response to the environmental assessment. It was submitted by Bob Bromley's office.

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This is a letter from CanNor on behalf of Responsible Ministers. It invites the YKDFN to submit its comments on the developer's analysis of the environmental assessment by Nov. 29, 2013.

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This is a letter from CanNor on behalf of Responsible Ministers. It invites the NSMA to submit its comments on the developer's analysis of the environmental assessment by Nov. 29, 2013.

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This is a letter from CanNor on behalf of Responsible Ministers. It invites the Tlicho Government to submit its comments on the developer's analysis of the environmental assessment by Nov. 29, 2013.

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This letter from AANDC on behalf of Responsible Ministers encourages parties to submit their responses to the environmental assessment by Nov. 29 2013.

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This is a letter and detailed attachment describing the Giant Team's review and comments on the Report of EA, along with a covering letter from NPMO.

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This e-mail from Alternatives North includes an excerpt of the hearing transcript discussion the role of the Giant Team in the review of the Report of EA.

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This document, submitted by Alternatives North, is a motion and related transcript of the NWT Legislative Assembly regarding the Giant Mine Report of EA on October 21, 2013.

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This letter from AANDC Minister Valcourt acknowledges the August 7th 2013 letter from MLAs W. Bisaro, B. Bromley and R. Hawkins regarding the Giant Report of Environmental Assessment.

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This is a letter from Member of Parliament Dennis Bevington to federal ministers regarding the Giant Mine Report of EA.

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This is a letter from the City of Yellowknife to Responsible Ministers regarding the Giant Report of Environmental Assessment.

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This is a letter about the Giant Mine Report of Environmental Assessment from the YKDFN to federal and territorial ministers.

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This letter from the North Slave Metis Alliance provides comments on the Giant Report of EA. It was sent to the NPMO.

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This letter from the Yellowknives Dene provides comments on the Giant Report of EA. It was sent to the NPMO.

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These City of Yellowknife Council Meeting minutes of July 8 2013 includes a motion that was passed regarding the Giant Report of Environmental Assessment.

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Letter from 3 Members of the NWT Legislative Assembly to responsible Ministers regarding the Giant Remediation Project Report of EA.

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Letters from Northern Projects Management Office to Aboriginal organizations

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This is a Weledeh / Dogrib translation of the decision, executive summary, conclusions, measures and suggestions of the Giant Report of Environmental Assessment, translated at the request of YKDFN.

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This is a news release regarding the Giant Report of EA.

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This is the Review Board's Report of Environmental Assessment for the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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This is a media advisory indicating that the Board will release its Report of EA on the proposed Giant Mine Remediation Project on June 20th, 2013 at 9:30 am.

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This is additional information on water treatment alternatives provided by AANDC in response to questions from YKDFN.

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This is a table provided by AANDC containing additional information on engineered wetlands for water treatment at Giant Mine.

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This is a letter from Alternatives North containing their comments on the developers March 2013 IR responses to the Review Board's February 2013 Information Request on the proposed diffuser.

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This is an e-mail from DFO regarding the developer's 2013 IR responses.

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This letter informs parties of the deadline for comments on the developer's March 2013 IR responses.

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This is a report by AECOM and SENES prepared in response to the Review Board's February 2013 information request regarding water treatment alternatives.

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This is the developer's response to the Review Board's March 2013 information request regarding water treatment and release alternatives.

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This is one of two reports submitted in response to part three of the Review Board's February 2013 information request.

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This is one of two reports submitted in response to part three of the Review Board's February 2013 information request.

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This letter from the Review Board to the developer discusses s.119 emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization, and the scope of the environemental assessment.

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This is a letter from the Review Board to the MVLWB regarding the EA scope and the emergency work proposed at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of four attachments to the letter of March 8, 2013 from AANDC to the MVLWB regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of four attachments to the letter of March 8, 2013 from AANDC to the MVLWB regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of four attachments to the letter of March 8, 2013 from AANDC to the MVLWB regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of four attachments to the letter of March 8, 2013 from AANDC to the MVLWB regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This letter of March 8, 2013 from AANDC to the MVLWB describes emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This letter from the Review Board to the developer grants one additoional week for the current Information Request response.

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This is a request from the developer for a one-week extension to the Board's response deadline for the current Information Request

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This is an information request to the developer regarding the proposed diffuser. It includes a covering letter to parties stating that the Board is re-opening the record for this subject only.

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Letter from AANDC to Review Board re: emergency work at Giant Mine site

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This is one of a series of documents from AANDC regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of a series of documents from AANDC regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of a series of documents from AANDC regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of a series of documents from AANDC regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of a series of documents from AANDC regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of a series of documents from AANDC regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of a series of documents from AANDC regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of a series of documents from AANDC regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of a series of documents from AANDC regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of a series of documents from AANDC regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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This is one of a series of documents from AANDC regarding emergency work on the roaster and underground stabilization at the Giant mine site.

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These are the closing comments from the developer.

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This is a Note to File regarding the participation of Board member John Curran in this environmental assessment.

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The following document contains Environment Canada's final comments regarding the Review Board's environmental assessment of the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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There are the closing comments from the YKDFN.

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There are the closing comments from the NSMA.

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This is the closing statement from DFO.

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This is a letter from Mike Mitchell, member of the public.

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This is the text of the story by Margret Atwood read in the presentation by Terry Pamplin at the Giant hearing on Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012.

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This is an article regarding debate on monitoring in perpetuity for a mine in Alaska. It was submitted for the regiistry by Leslie Wakelyn, member of the public.

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There are the closing comments from Alternatives North

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This the developer's cover letter and undertaking #1 from the hearing..

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This is Undertaking # 4 from the developer. It describes the steps and schedule for further design of parts of the project (per hearing day 5 transcript, p170-177).

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This is Undertaking #3 from the developer, regarding best available practical technology for the water treatment plant (per day 5 transcript, pages 153-155)

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This is a letter from Erin Suliak, member of the public.

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This is a letter from Erica Janes, member of the public.

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This is a letter from Wendy Lahey, member of the public.

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This is a discussion paper titled "Considerations Regardign the Establishmnet of an Environmental Monitoring Committee for the Giant Mine Remediation Project". It is Exhibit 11 in the Giant hearing.

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This is a letter from Leslie Wakelyn, member of the public.

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This document contains transcripts from the public hearing held September 11, 2012.

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This document contains transcripts from the public hearing held September 10, 2012.

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Transcript of Day 3, September 12, 2012, of the Public Hearing for the Giant Mine EA, held in Yellowknife at the Tree of Peace.

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Transcript of Day 5, Sept 14, 2012, of the Giatn Mine public hearing held in Yellowknife at the Tree of Peace

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Transcript of Day 4, September 13, 2012, of the Giant Mine public hearing held in Yellowknife at the Tree of Peace.

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This is a letter submitted by Caroline Lafontaine describing concerns with the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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This is a letter from Carol Lafontaine, member of the public.

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This is the Northern Affairs Organziation Contaminated Sites Program Performance Report 2008-2009. It was submitted by the developer as is Exhibit 2 in the Giant hearing.

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This is the Northern Affairs Organziation Contaminated Sites Program Performance Report 2007-2008. It was submitted by the developer as is Exhibit 1 in the Giant hearing.

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This is the Northern Affairs Organziation Contaminated Sites Program Performance Report 2010-2011. It was submitted by the developer as is Exhibit 4 in the Giant hearing.

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This is the Northern Affairs Organziation Contaminated Sites Program Performance Report 2009-2010. It was submitted by the developer as is Exhibit 3 in the Giant hearing.

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This is the NWT Water Board's 1992 Guidelines for the Discharge of Treated Municipal Wastewater in the NWT. It is part of hearing exhibit 9.

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This is the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board's Water anf Effluent Quality Management Policy. It is one of three parts of hearing Exhibit 9.

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This is Undertaking #2 from the developer. It includes three documents from Health Canada. (per hearing day 2 transcript, pages 220-233). Parts of this document are also identified as hearing Exhibit 8.

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This the developer's response to Alternatives North's Round 2 IR #10. It includes a summary report by Golder Associates describing the preliminary diffuser design. This is part of hearing Exhibit 9.

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This is a memo from Golder Associates prepared for the developer comparing diffusers and mixing zones. It is hearing Exhibit 10.

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This is a 1968 Report on the Town of Yellowknife Water Supply Line by DIAND. It was submitted by City of Yellowknife in response to hearing discussions (per Sept. 13 2012 hearing transcript pages 74-75)

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This is the Sept. 11 2012 hearing presentation by Bob Bromley, MLA for Weledeh.

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This document, labelled Exhibit 5,was submitted by Alternatives North to the Review Board during the September 12, 2012 public hearings and describes the background on Alternatives North.

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This is a letter from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation to Jane Stewart, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development re: closure and reclamation of the Giant Mine submitted to the Review Board at the Dettah Community Hearing Sept 12, 2012.

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This is a letter dated September 25, 1973 from Yellowknives Dene First Nation to Minister J. Chretien, DIIAND re: arsenic contaminated water from Giant Mine in Yellowknife Bay submitted to the Board at community hearing in Dettah Sept 12, 2012.

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This document describes Alternatives North's background and membership. It was submitted in response to a Board request at the hearing.

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This is the hearing schedule and the shuttle schedule.The shuttle goes between Dettah and Yellowknife everyday of the hearing.

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This is the developer's hearing presentation on perpetual care (day 4)

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This is the developer's hearing presentation on surface (day 3)

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This is a Note to File and e-mail regarding YKDFN hearing presentations.

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This is the developer's hearing presentation on oversight (day 5)

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This is the developer's project overview hearing presentation (Day 1)

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This is the developer's freeze and underground hearing presentation (Day 1)

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This is the developer's hearing presentation on water (day 2)

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This letter from the developer described the status of discussions on an arms-length oversight comittee for the Giant project

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This is an update on the freeze optimization study as of August 2012.

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This file contains four hearing presentations by the City of Yellowknife.

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This is an e-mial and memo from BacTech Environmental responding to the SRK memo of Aug. 14, 2012.

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These are responses from Environment Canada to Alternatives North's questions of Aug. 3 2012.

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The attached file contains a collection of media documents regarding the Giant Mine site and Remediation Project - submitted by Alternatives North

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This document is a brochure sponsored by Alternatives North, the City of Yellowknife and Ecology North for the upcoming Public Hearing.

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This is an e-mail from the YKDFN stating its intent to present at the Public Hearing on Monday, September 10, 2012.

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This correspondence from the Review Board specifies that the developer has until 5:00 pm on Friday August 31st, 2012 to submit its hearing presentations.

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A letter from the public, Mr. Robert Wilson, expressing concerns with the Giant Mine Remediation Project, specifically regarding water quality and public safety.

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Analysis and results of the summer 2009 air quality monitoring program to establish a baseline for fugitive emissions pertaining to the tailings areas and other sources at the Giant Mine site.

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Analysis and results of the summer 2008 air quality monitoring program to establish a baseline for fugitive emissions pertaining to the tailings areas and other sources at the Giant Mine site.

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Analysis and results of the 2006 summer air quality monitoring program to establish baseline fugitive emissions from the tailings areas and other disturbed areas at the Giant Mine site.

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Analysis and results of the 2005 summer air quality monitoring program to establish a baseline for fugitive emissions from the tailings areas and other disturbed areas at the Giant Mine site.

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Letter from the public, Mr. Craig Yeo, outlining concerns with the proposed Giant Mine Remediation Project, specifically public safety, the release of contaminated water into Yellowknife Bay, funding for perpetual care, and independent oversight.

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Record of Giant Mine Environmental Assessment Delays as compiled by Alternatives North.

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"Industry Day" presentation made by PWGSC on July 30, 2012. The presentation shows the show the most recent publicly available information on the schedule for work at the site and details including roaster demolition.

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"Industry Day" presentation made by PWGSC on July 30, 2012. The presentation shows the most recent publicly available information on the procurement process, objectives, and contracts.

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This document is the City of Yellowknife's submission for the environmental assessment of the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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Alternatives North cover letter for the Giant Mine Remediation Project environmental assessment public hearing. Includes questions about participant funding and submission of an update on the Freeze Optimization Study.

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A collection of presentations by AN for the GMRP Public Hearings. Includes 1. Opening Remarks; 2. Frozen Block and Underground; 3. Water Treatment and Mgmt; 4. Surface Remediation; 5. Perpetual Care; and 6. Monititoring and Independent Oversight

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A collection of presentations by AN experts for the GMRP Public Hearings. Includes 1. Affolder - Independent Oversight; 2. Kenyon - Perpetual Care Funding; 3. Kuyek - Perpetual Care; and 4. LeGresley Hamre - Designation Options.

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A collection of presentations by EC for the GMRP Public Hearings. Includes 1. Cover Letter; 2. Introduction Presentation; 3. Water Effluent Presentation; and 3. Air Quality, WIldlife, Tailings and Baker Creek Presentation.

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A collection of presentations by DFO for the GMRP Public Hearings. Includes: 1. Flow and Diffuser; 2. Baker and Tailings; and 3. Monitoring.

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The following document contains CVs for experts presenting on behalf of Alternatives North at the Giant Mine Public Hearing: Dr. Natashe Affolder, Duncan Kenyon, John Kuyek, Karen LeGresley Hamre, and Kevin O'Reilly.

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Follow-up e-mail from Alternatives North regarding the receipt of participant frunding for the Giant Mine Remediation Project environmental assessment.

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This report provides details of baseline monitoring programs, the results and discussion of the findings, comparisons between 2010 data and data from the previous monitoring programs, as well as conclusions and recommendations.

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Alternatives North follow-up questions regarding the Giant Mine 2010 Air Quality Monitoring Baseline Report.

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Alternatives North questions on AANDC-GNWT organizational chart for the Giant Mine Remediation Project

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This document represents a start in outlining the complex social and economic aspects of the gold mining industry in the Yellowknife area.

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AANDC and the Land and Water Boards have developed these guidelines in support of the vision of an efficient and effective regulatory process.

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Alternatives North letter indicating concerns with unilaterally decided redactions made by AANDC to the Site Stabilization Plan prior to submission to the public registry.

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This memo provides an assessment of BacTech Environmental Corp.'s (BacTech) Bacterial Oxidation (BACOX) technology for remediating the Giant mine (Giant) tailings, located on the north side of Yellowknife, NWT.

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Alternatives North e-mail providing additional points for consideration in relation to their letter on Redactions to the Site Stabilization Plan.

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This letter describes the Review Board's approach to considering the late and partial submission of the North Slave Metis Alliance's technical report.

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This letter from the Review Board to parties announces the closure of the public record after August 31st 2012.

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This e-mail communication provides some clarification on YKDFN recommendations.

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Cover letter introducing the "Giant Mine: Historical Summary" report submitted by researchers from Memorial University.

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This document provides knowledge of the historical environmental and health impacts of Giant Mine, and a thorough analysis of the mine's impact on the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This report has been submitted by Alternatives North to support the initiation of and highlight the effectiveness of independent monitoring agencies in a local context.

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Request from Alternatives North to the Giant Mine Project team for submission of updated Field Optimization Study findings

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This report has been submitted by Alternatives North to support the initiation of and highlight the effectiveness of independent monitoring agencies in an international context.

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This is the revised agenda for the Giant EA hearings from Sept. 10-14 2012 in Yellowknife and Dettah NT.

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This report has been submitted by Alternatives North to support the initiation of and highlight the effectiveness of independent monitoring agencies in a local context.

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This e-mail from Alternatives North provides links and attachments (also provided on the Registry) supporting the effectiveness of independent monitoring agencies locally and internationally.

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Letter advising parties to direct any Giant EA correspondence to EAO Shannon Hayden until Aug. 28 2012.

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Updated and revised commitments table for the Giant Mine Remediation Project

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Cover letter outlining the items submitted by the Giant Team in response to recommendations from the Pre-Technical Report Workshop and correspondence with the Review Board - (also filed under 'Other public registry materials"

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The Giant Mine Project Team is proceeding with two lines of investigation in support of engineering and design of the project's frozen block method for managing the underground arsenic dust.

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Memo describing the process for determining the criteria for success of ground freezing.

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Giant Mine Project response to Parties' technical report recommendations - table format

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Cover letter outlining the items submitted by the Giant Team in response to recommendations from the Pre-Technical Report Workshop and correspondence with the Review Board - also filed under 'Developer's Assessment Report"

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Table identifying the Giant Mine Project Team structure.

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AECOM report summarizing the results of sludge testing and the bench scale testing program including a discussion on the implications of the results and a brief discussion on the results of the equipment manufacturer's independent testing.

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This is a Golder memo presenting baseline data for snow depth, ice thickness and water quality for hydrodynamic modelling of Yellowknife Bay.

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This memo provides an assessment of the potential risk to human health of a member of the public that could walk or run along the Ingraham Trail during Giant Mine Remediation Project (GMRP) activities.

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Outlines AANDC requirements for the registration, organization, and preservation of information.

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Environmental Management System (EMS) progress report and work plan

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This report documents the results of monitoring of four tailings cover test plots during the 2010 season.

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This meeting was a follow-up to the 5 March 2012 EMS Update with the Parties, with the purpose of providing another informal update on the recent and current activities of the GMRP Team on the EMS and seek further feedback from interested parties.

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This meeting is intended to be both an update on the activities of the Giant Mine Remediation Project Team on the EMS and a follow-up to the previous meeting of April 25 2012.

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The purpose of this meeting was to provide an informal update on the current activities of the GMRP team on the Environmental Management System (EMS) and seek feedback from interested parties.

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Terms of Reference for the Giant Mine Remediation Project Environmental Management Working Group

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This plan aims to address the dangers at the Giant Mine site in response to information regarding on-site risks and the extended timelines of the regulatory process.

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Updated list of Giant Mine Project definitions

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These documents provide an update of the Baker Creek Fish and Fish Habitat Project and a summary of the seasonal fish use at Baker Creek.

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This document provides a summary and discussion of the fish monitoring plan methods and results following construction at Reach 4 of Baker Creek in 2006

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This document presents the findings of the 2009 fish monitoring program on Baker Creek, and constitutes the third of three annual reports.

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Plan language summary of the NSMA technical report.

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Summary of the Giant Mine Remediation Project team's current thinking with respect to long-term stewardship of the waste legacy at Giant Mine.

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This Golder Report provides a summary of findings on a fish monitoring program carried out following the May 2011 overflow event.

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This document sets out the intended procurement strategy of the Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories to achieve both the objectives of site remediation while fostering northern economic development opportunities.

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This document prvides fish use habitat maps for Reaches 0 through 6 of Baker Creek

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Draft terms and conditions that may become part of a land use permit for the Giant Mine Geotechnical Program.

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This MVLWB letter notifies parties that a new land use permit application for the Giant Mine Geotechnical Program is available for review and comment.

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Report identifying risk assessments for Phase 2 alternatives for perpetual care of the Giant Mine site.

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Questions submitted by Alternatives North for the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan and Treasury Board Secretariats on Perpetual Care in preparation for the Public Hearing

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This is a letter from Yellowknife resident Lois Little regarding concerns and recommendations regarding the Giant Mine Remediation Project

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This is the draft agenda for the Giant EA hearings. It includes a covering letter with additonal hearing instructions and upcoming deadlines.

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This e-mail from Alternatives North describes expected documents, issues and timing requirements for the hearing.

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Pre-hearing conference: The call in number is 1-888-619-1583. The participant code is 748 631 0459.

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This letter from the Review Board describes the upcoming pre-hearing conference. It includes an agenda.

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This is e-mail correspondence from Alternatives North regarding an updated table of comittments and the developer's responses to technical reports.

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This is a report of a workshop (similar to a Review Board technical session) held by the Giant team prior to technical report preperation. It was held on June 27th and 28th 2012.

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The following document was a presentation by the Giant Mine Remediation Team at a June 2012 workshop for the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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The following document was a presentation by the Giant Mine Remediation Team at a June 2012 workshop for the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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The following document was a presentation by the Giant Mine Remediation Team at a June 2012 workshop for the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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The following document was a presentation by the Giant Mine Remediation Team at a June 2012 workshop for the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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The following document was a presentation by the Giant Mine Remediation Team at a June 2012 workshop for the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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The following document was a presentation by the Giant Mine Remediation Team at a June 2012 workshop for the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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The following document was a presentation by the Giant Mine Remediation Team at a June 2012 workshop for the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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The following document was a presentation by the Giant Mine Remediation Team at a June 2012 workshop for the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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This file contains several articles and reports on the ethnoigenesis of the Metis, a UN declartion of indigenous rights, arsenic in sedmiments, Francois Beaulieu, and other subjects submitted by the NSMA in support of its upcoming technical report.

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The following document is Fisheries and Oceans Canada's technical report submission for the environmental assessment of the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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This is Alternatives North's technical report

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This is the technical report from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is the technical report submitted by Environment Canada.

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This letter reminds parties of upcoming dates and advises them of a change of contact for the week week of July 10th to 13th 2012.

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This is the CV of Katherine A. Enns, an ecotoxicologist the Board is considering engaging as a part of its experts group for the Giant Mine EA. Parties wishing to comment should do so before July 16, 2012.

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The following document is a stability assessment by Golder on Crown Pillar B2-08 in relation to the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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The following document is a memo from Golder for the Giant Mine Remediation Project proponent regarding stope stability and surface access.

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The following document is a memo from Golder for the Giant Mine Remediation Project proponent regarding proposed mitigation for high risk underground workings in relation to the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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The following document is a memo from AECOM for the Giant Mine Remediation Project proponent regarding the structural integrity of the Giant-site roaster complex and other buildings.

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The following document is an independent risk assessment of Giant Mine components related to arsenic trioxide migration for the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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The following document is a Golder assessment on the stability of Stope 2-01 Complex Crown Pillar in relation to the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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The following document is a memo from SRK Consulting to the Giant Mine Remediation Project proponent regarding crown pillar stability on the Giant Mine site.

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The following document is a May 2005 tabular summary of crown pillar failure risk-ranking.

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This is a spill report by Deton'Cho Nuna Joint Venutre to the NWT SPill Line about a halocarbon spill at the Freeze Optimization Study at Giant Mine.

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This is the Material Safety Data Sheet for refrigerant R-507, the halocarbon spilled on the Giant Mine site on June 29th, 2012.

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This e-mail discusses the recent halocarbon spill at the Giant Mine site. [Two accompanying documents are posted seperately].

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This e-mail from Alternatives North describes financing of perpetual care nuclear waste sites in France. [ It accompanies four reports posted seperately].

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This is a report titled Making Nuclear Waste Governable: Deep Undergroung Disposal and the Challenge of Reversability, by ANDRA, the nuclear waste management authority of France.

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This e-mail from Alternatives North asks the Giant team for plans regarding the demolition of the roaster complex, legal jsutification, and a related comittment.

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This is an ANDRA report, submitted by Alternatives North, titled Disposal Faciltiies: Preserving a Collecitve Memory for Future Generations.

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This is the French law titled THE 2006 PROGRAMME ACT ON THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS AND WASTES. Submitted by Alternatives North.

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This is the consolidated version of the "French Radioactive Materials and Waste Planning Act of 28 June 2006" by ANDRA, submitted by Alternatives North.

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This e-mail from Alternatives North asks the Giant team about meeting summaries and information about oversight committee meetings.

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This backgrounder on financial surety from the Nuclear Waste Management Organization describes a trust fund for managing nuclear waste disposal sites in Ontario. It was submitted by Alternatives North.

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This e-mail from Alternatives North accompanies three documents pertaining to the Deep Geological Repository for nuclear waste in Ontario.

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This e-mail from Alternatives North accompanies two reports from the UK Nuclear Decomissioning Authority.

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This report, by the UK Nuclear Decomissioning Authority, describes the operational safety case for geological disposal of nuclear waste. It was submitted by Alternatives North.

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These are responses to information requests from a CEAA Panel regarding the Deep Geological Repository for nuclear waste in Ontario. See responses EIS-01-16 and EIS-01-17 (on pages 50-54) re: glaciation +shoreline change. Submittted by Alt. North.

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This backgrounder from the Nuclear Waste Management Organization describes how future climate change and glaciation is considered in the long-term storage of nuclear waste. It was submitted by Alternatives North.

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This report, by the UK Nuclear Decomissioning Authority, describes the environmental safety case for geological disposal of nuclear waste. It was submitted by Alternatives North.

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This is an agenda for a workshop that will be hosted by the Giant Team for EA parties. It will include an update on site work and progress since the technical sessions and IRs.

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This is an AECOM report on the structural condition of the mill conveyor, submitted by the developer.

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This SENES report, submitted by the developer, describes the results of CALPUFF air quality dispersion modelling.

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This letter from Alternatives North is a reply to the developer's information request response regarding long-term funding.

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This e-mail describes Alternatives North's expectations for the June 27-28 2012 workshop that the Giant Team will host.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the Review Board.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the Review Board.

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This e-mail from Alternatives North requests two report from the developer, one about the roaster complex and one about the main conveyor gallery. These relate to the site stabilization plan.

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This document contains the developer's responses to the Review Board's three additional information requests regarding long term funding, Baker Creek and oversight.

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This is a letter from Alternatives North to the Commissioner for the Environment and Sustainable Development regarding the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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This advises parties of a temporary change of contact until June 4, 2012.

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This file contains photos, tables and a spreadsheet provided by the developer on May 10th, 2012 at a meeting on the Site Stabilization Plan at the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board.

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This is Chapter 3 of a report released by the Federal Commissioner for the Environment and Sustainable Development titled "Federal Contaminated Sites and Their Impacts". It was submitted to the registry by Alternatives North.

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This is a plan for long term care fo the Hanford perpetual care site in the US. It has been submitted to the registry by Alternatives North as an example of a perpetual care plan.

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These additional Information Requests have been issued by the Review Baord to the developer and parties. Responses are due on June 11, 2012.

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This is an email from Kevin O'Reilly to Adrian Paradis on May 4 2012 regarding notification of upcoming information sessions for the Giant Mine Project.

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This is an email dated May 1 2012 from Kevin O'Reilly to Adrian Paradis regarding planned technical sessions for Giant MIne Project.

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This is the covering letter that accompanied the summary of a meeting about the Environmental Management System that occurred between the developer and parties on March 5, 2012.

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This is a summary of a meeting about the Environmental Management System that occurred between the developer and parties on March 5, 2012.

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This is a summary of a meeting about the Environmental Management System that occurred between the developer and parties on March 5, 2012.

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This documentary deals with perpetual care issues in Europe. It was presented by Alternatives North at the Giant Mine Perpetual Care Workshop in Dettah.

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This is a report by the Pembina Institute on report on Perpetual Care Funding Options for Giant Mine. It was prepared for and submitted by Alternatives North.

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This is correspondence from Alternatives North to the City of Yellowknife regarding approvals for the demolition of the mill conveyor at the Giant site.

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This is a discussion paper prepared for the Review Board by Alternatives North. It examines designation options for the Giant Mine.

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In this letter the Board extends the deadline for technical reports to July 11, 2012, as requested by the YKDFN. It also identifies other dates that have been adjusted to reflect this change.

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This letter from the developer describes the legal basis for dismantling the mill conveyor. It is a response to the Review Board's letter of March 26, 2012.

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This letter provides Alternatives North's views on the YKDFN request for an extension.

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The following document is a report from a joint Alternatives North/Yellowkives Dene First Nation workshop on independent oversight for AANDC's Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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This letter from the YKDFN describes concerns regarding the mill conveyor work.

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This letter from the Review Board asks the Giant Team for the legal basis for the mill conveyor work and other any other site stabilization activties that are within the scope of the ongoing environmental assessment

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This is a request from NSMA for extension of hearing notification for the Giant Mine Environmental Assessment.

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This letter requests parties' comments regarding the YKDFN request to extend the technical report submission deadline to mid-July.

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These attachments to the March 13 2012 letter from the developer were received on March 21 2012. They provide additional technical details about the mill conveyor work.

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This letter informs parties that the hearing will be no sooner than mid-May 2012, and that the deadline for parties' technical reports has been extended to April 16, 2012 for this reason.

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This letter from the YKDFN discusses BacTech tailings remediation.

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This letter from the YKDFN requests a delay in the technical report deadline and hearing dates.

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This fact sheet and report, submitted by the YKDFN, describes BacTech technology for tailings remediation.

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This letter describes Alternatives North's concerns regarding the March 13th, 2012 letter from AANDC about dismantling the mill conveyor.

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This letter states that the Giant Team is preparing to dismantle the mill conveyor by April 30, 2012 to address risks on site.

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This is a letter from Alternatives North highlighting concerns and requesting additional information regarding the responses received to the Round Two Information Requests.

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This e-mail and its attachments highlight Alternatives North's concerns about AANDC's plans to apply for new land use permits and water licences before completion of the Environmental Assessment and without prior public consultation.

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This Note to File describes the developer advising the Board that it will be ready for hearings no sooner than mid-May 2012.

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This is an e-mail, proposal and agenda for a workshop on independence and oversight at Giant Mine, organized by Alternatives North and the YKDFN.

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This is an e-mail and Statement of Work for a study of long term funding options for Giant Mine. The study is being comissioned by Alternatives North and YKDFN.

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This is a letter from the Review Board to the City of Yellowknife regarding the municipal water pipeline and the scope of this EA.

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These are the developer's responses to the second round of information requests #1-28 from Alternatives North

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This is the covering letter that accompanies the developer's responses to the second round of information requests.

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These are the developer's responses to the second round of information requests #1-5 from the YKDFN.

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These are the developer's responses to the second round of information requests #1-7 from the Review Board

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These are the developer's responses to the second round of information requests #1 and #2 from DFO.

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This is a report examining principles of perpetual care for Giant Mine, prepared for and submitted by Alternatives North.

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This is the response from Environment Canada to Alternatives North's IR #13 regarding air quality.

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This is a preliminary design report of the City of Yellowknife's new solid waste facility, submitted as technica session Undertaking #6.

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This letter informs parties that the deadline for technical reports is March 16, 2012. It includes instructions for preparing technical reports.

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The following document is a letter from the Review Board to Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada regarding the Giant Remediation Team's submission date extension request.

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The following document is a letter from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada to the Review Board requesting an extension to the submission date for Information Request responses.

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The following document is a letter to the Review Board from Dennis Kefalas, Director of Public Works and Engineering for the City of Yellowknife. The letter proposes a revised scope for the environmental assessment of the Giant Mine Remediation.

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This is DFO's response to the second round of information requests from the Review Board.

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The following document is a Note-to-File regarding a temporary alternate contact for the Giant Mine environmental assessment.

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The following document is an e-mail and attachment from Kevin O'Reilly regarding the Giant Mine Remediation Project and the realignment of Highway #4.

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This is theYKDFN's second round of information requests.

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This is the Review Board's second round of information requests. They are directed to the developer and to DFO. The covering letter is posted as a seperate document.

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This is the Review Board's covering letter for the second round of information requests.

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This is DFO's second round of information requests.

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This is Alternative North's second round of information requests.

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This letter reminds parties that the deadline for submitting their second round of information requests to the Giant team is November 30th, 2011.

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This is a revised workplan for the Giant EA, updated to reflect the current status of the environmental assessment as of November 2011.

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This document is part (a) of Undertaking #1 from the Giant Mine Technical Sessions held on October 17 to 21,2011.

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This document is part (c) of Undertaking #1 from the Giant Mine Technical Sessions held on October 17 to 21,2011.

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This document is part (b) of Undertaking #1 from the Giant Mine Technical Sessions held on October 17 to 21,2011.

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This document is Undertaking #5 from the Giant Mine Technical Sessions held on October 17 to 21,2011.

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This document is Undertaking #3 and #9 from the Giant Mine Technical Sessions held on October 17 to 21,2011.

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This document is Undertaking #2 and #4 from the Giant Mine Technical Sessions held on October 17 to 21,2011.

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This document is Undertaking #8 from the Giant Mine Technical Sessions held on October 17 to 21,2011.

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This document is Undertaking #7 from the Giant Mine Technical Sessions held on October 17 to 21,2011.

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This document is Undertaking #12 from the Giant Mine Technical Sessions held on October 17 to 21,2011.

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This document is Undertaking #11 from the Giant Mine Technical Sessions held on October 17 to 21,2011.

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This document is Undertaking #10 from the Giant Mine Technical Sessions held on October 17 to 21,2011.

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This is a cover letter for the undertakings from the Giant Mine Technical Sessions.

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This is a Feb. 2003 report titled "An Examination of Arsenic Contamination in the Roaster and Gas Handling Complex at the Giant Mill". It has been submitted by the Giant team as part of undertaking #7 from the techical sessions.

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This is the Material Safety Data Sheet for Dupont SUVA, provided to the YKDFN by the Giant team at the technical session on Oct. 18, 2011.

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This is the Material Safety Data Sheet for ammonia, provided to the YKDFN by the Giant team at the technical session on Oct. 18, 2011.

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This document describes volumes of waste at the roaster complex, and includes pictures. It has been submitted by the Giant team as part 2 of undertaking #7 from the techical sessions.

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This is the Material Safety Data Sheet for Dynalene HC, provided to the YKDFN by the Giant team at the technical session on Oct. 18, 2011.

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This is the transcript of the October 21st 2011 technical session for the Giant EA.

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This is the transcript of the October 19th 2011 technical session for the Giant EA.

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This is the transcript of the October 19th 2011 technical session for the Giant EA.

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This is the transcript of the October 18th 2011 technical session for the Giant EA.

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This is the transcript of the October 17th 2011 technical session for the Giant EA.

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This is the report of the Giant Mine Perpetual Care Workshop held by Alternatives North in Dettah on September 26-27, 2011.

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The following document is AANDC's Baker Creek presentation for Day 2 of the Review Board's technical sessions for the Giant Mine Remediation Project Environmental Assessment.

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The following document is AANDC's Risk Assessment presentation for Day 4 of the Review Board's technical sessions for the Giant Mine Remediation Project Environmental Assessment.

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The following document is AANDC's FReeze and Undergound presentation for Day 1 of the Review Board's technical sessions for the Giant Mine Remediation Project Environmental Assessment.

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The following document is AANDC's Long Term Monitoring Evaluation & Management presentation for Day 5 of the Review Board's technical sessions for the Giant Mine Remediation Project Environmental Assessment.

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The following document is AANDC's Surface Remediation presentation for Day 3 of the Review Board's technical sessions for the Giant Mine Remediation Project Environmental Assessment.

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This Note to File tells parties that the Oct. 17-21 technical session venue has changed to the Champagne Room in Yellowknife.

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This letter provides parties with an introduction to the upcoming techncial sessions for the Giant Mine EA.

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This clarification of the scope of the EA is a response to the YKDFN letter of Sept. 6, 2011.

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This is the agenda for the technical session for the Gaint Mine EA, to be held at the Champagne Room in Yellowknife Oct. 17th to 21st, 2011

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This is a letter from the YKDFN requesting a clarification of the scope of environmental assessment for the Giant Mine EA

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This is a Note to File on a recent discussions with AANDC about techncial session planning. It includes an e-mail correspondence between parties.

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This is correspondence between Alternatives North and the developer describing issues regarding proposed work on tailings at Jo-Jo Lake.

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This is a letter to up-date Review Board and parties of the assessment regarding the up-coming technical session for the Giant Mine EA.

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Cover letter for the document regarding the reclamation plan to permanently mitigate the historic tailings at Jo-Jo Lake (NT Spill 11-159) .

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Reclamation Plan to permanently mitigate the historic tailings at Jo-Jo Lake in response to the May 2011 tailings spill (NT Spill 11-159)

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This is a covering letter from Alternatives North for a study of perpetual care of contaminated sites by Dr. Joan Kuyek. The study summary is included in the same file.

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This is a study titled "The Theory and Practice of Perpetual Care of Contaminated Sites" by Dr. Joan Kuyek, submitted by Alternatives North. The summary of this study is available on this web page in a seperate file.

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This is a Note to File describing a meeting with the developer regarding new subsidence of the B1 pit wall and possible new activities on the Giant site.

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This is the Baker Creek Reach 7 Overflow Monitoring Program Final Report. It describes and characterizes the recent transport of tailings from the Giant Mine site into Yellowknife Bay via Baker Creek.

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For the convenience of parties, this document includes all the responses to the City of Yellowknife's information requests. (These are also available as several individual files on this website)

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For the convenience of parties, this document includes all the responses to Alternatives North's information requests. (These are also available as several individual files on this website)

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For the convenience of parties, this document includes all the responses to Environment Canada's information requests. (These are also available as several individual files on this website)

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For the convenience of parties, this document includes all the responses to the North Slave Metis Alliance's information requests. (These are also available as several individual files on this website)

7.17 MB

For the convenience of parties, this document includes all the responses to the Review Board's information requests. (These are also available as several individual files on this website)

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the NSMA.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the NSMA.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the NSMA.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the Review Board.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the NSMA.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the Review Board.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the Review Board.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the Review Board.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the NSMA.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the Review Board.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the NSMA.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the Review Board.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the Review Board.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the YKDFN.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the NSMA.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the NSMA.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the Review Board.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the YKDFN.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the YKDFN.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the YKDFN.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the YKDFN.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the NSMA.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the YKDFN.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the YKDFN.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the YKDFN.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the YKDFN.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife.

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This is a covering letter for INAC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife.

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This is one of INAC's / AANDC's remaining responses to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is the Baker Creek Reach 7 Overflow Monitoring Program Interim Report. It describes and characterizes the recent transport of tailings from the Giant Mine site into Yellowknife Bay via Baker Creek.

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This is Environment Canada's response to YKDFN's IR#26 (Round 1).

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is a covering letter for INAC's response to the first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is one of three graphics submitted as part of INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is one of three graphics submitted as part of INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is one of three graphics submitted as part of INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Alternatives North.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife.

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This is INAC's response to the Review Board's first round of information requests.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the North Slave Metis Alliance.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the North Slave Metis Alliance.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the North Slave Metis Alliance.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the North Slave Metis Alliance.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the North Slave Metis Alliance.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the North Slave Metis Alliance.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the North Slave Metis Alliance.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the North Slave Metis Alliance.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the North Slave Metis Alliance.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the North Slave Metis Alliance.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the North Slave Metis Alliance.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from Environment Canada.

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This is INAC's response to the first round of information requests from the North Slave Metis Alliance.

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This is DFO's response to IR#26 by the YKDFN. [Note: This is being re-posted now because it did not appear on the web site earlier due to a technical error].

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This Note to File states that the Review Board has granted the 60 day extension requested by INAC for its responses to information requests.

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This is a request from INAC for an extension for responses to the first round of information requests.

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This is a covering letter for DFO's response to IR#19 by the YKDFN. [Note: This is being re-posted now because it did not appear on the web site earlier due to a technical error].

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This is DFO's response to IR#19 by the YKDFN. [Note: This is being re-posted now because it did not appear on the web site earlier due to a technical error].

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This is the Review Board' s response to an e-mail from INAC asking for clarification of IRs 3.6 and 7c. (Includes the original e-mail from INAC)

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This is a request from INAC for clarification of YKDFN's IR 10b, and the response from YKDFN.

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This is the first round of information requests from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation to Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

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This is the first round of information requests from Environment Canada to Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

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This is the first round of information requests from Alternatives North to Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

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This is the first round of information requests from the City of Yellowknife to Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

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This is the first round of information requests from the North Slave Metis Alliance to Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

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This is a covering letter to a UBC report on Independent Environmental Oversight.

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This is a report on independent environmental oversight prepared for the Giant EA. It was prepared independently by a team from the UBC Faculty of Law at the request of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, the City of Yellowknife and Mr. Kevin O'Reilly.

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This is a letter from DFO regarding information requests for the Giant Mine EA and the role of DFO with respect to the project. (Re-posted due to a technical error)

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This is the Review Board's first round of information requests to INAC. It includes a covering letter stating that parties' IR submission deadline has been extended to Feb. 28, 2011at INAC's request .

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This letter from INAC requests that the deadline for parties to submit the first round of information requests be extended from Feb.14th 2011 to Feb. 28th, 2011.

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This letter describes the allocation of participant funding for the Giant EA. It includes the decision of the review committee as an attachment.

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This is a letter to parties from the Review Board regarding the Information Request deadline as well as the process change request for EA 0809-001. Information Request submissions are due February 14th, 2011. They are to be submitted as planned to INAC.

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This e-mail from the North Slave Metis Alliance supports INAC's request to delay the IR submission deadline.

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This e-mail from the YKDFN supports INAC's request to delay the IR submission deadline.

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This e-mail from Alternatives North supports INAC's request to delay the IR submission deadline.

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This is a study titled "Lessons learned on community involvement in the remediation of orphaned and abandonded mine sites: Case studies and analysis". It was submitted by Alternatives North for use in its later submissions.

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This is a document titled "The policy framework in Canada for mine closure and management of long-term liabilities: A guidance document"". It was submitted by Alternatives North for use in its later submissions.

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This letter from INAC requests a change to the information request process described in the Revised Workplan of Dec. 23, 2010.

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This letter from INAC requests a delay in the information request deadline.

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This is an e-mail from Alternatives North regarding participant funding and information requests.

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This is a note to file stating that January 25th 2010 is the deadline for parties to submit information requests to the developer. This note includes guidance on the information request process and format.

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This is a revised workplan for the Giant EA, updated to reflect the actual Developer's Assessment Report submission date and timing considerations related to information requests. Updates to the information request process are included.

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This letter from the Review Board informs Alternatives North that it has been granted party status.

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This letter states that the Review Board has found that the Developer's Assessment Report is in conformity with the Terms of Reference.

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This letter from INAC describes geotechnical investigations proposed for January 2011. These are related to the Giant Mine Remediation Project. Two letters are attached, one to GNWT Municipal and Community Affairs and another to the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board.

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This is the covering letter for the deficiency response. It supplements the Developers Assessment Report for the Giant EA. Four detailed items and an attachment are posted as separate files on this website.

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This is the third of four deficiency response items, supplementing the Developer's Assessment Report for the Giant EA.

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This is the second of four deficiency response items, supplementing the Developer's Assessment Report for the Giant EA.

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This is Tier 2 risk assessment, submitted as a supporting document attached to deficiency response item 1.

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This is the first of four deficiency response items, supplementing the Developer's Assessment Report for the Giant EA. A related supporting document is posted seperately on this site.

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This is the fourth of four deficiency response items, supplementing the Developer's Assessment Report for the Giant EA.

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This is an application for party status in the Giant EA by Alternatives North.

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This is a MS Word version of INAC's participant funding guide and application form. It can be modified by applicants to include their particulars when applying for funding.

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This is a deficiency statement from the Review Board identifying items in the Terms of Reference that need to be addressed by INAC. [Note: Response deadline corrected to Dec. 15th, 2010]

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This public notice from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada announces participant funding for the Giant Mine environmental assessment.

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This is a letter from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada regarding participant funding for the Giant Mine environmental assessment.

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This document is a guide to participant funding and application forms. It is an attachment to the Nov. 24th, 2010 letter from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada regarding participant funding for the Giant Mine environmental assessment.

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This is an e-mail from the Back Bay Community Association regarding the Giant Remediation assessment process.

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This is an e-mail responding to the Back Bay Community Association's request for information on the Giant environmental Assessment

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This is an e-mail from the YKDFN to INAC regarding the scheduling of the first round of information requests.

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This is a request from INAC to begin the first round of information requests in the new year.

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This is number three of three documents submitted by INAC as the Government of Canada's review comments on the Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment.

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This is one of three documents submitted by INAC as the Government of Canada's review comments on the Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment.

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This is number two of three documents submitted by INAC as the Government of Canada's review comments on the Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment.

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This is a note to file stating that the Developer's Assessment Report for the proposed Giant Mine Remediation Project was available on the Review Board's FTP site. The ftp site is no longer available.

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This is a note to file about the distribution of the Developer's Assessment Report, the conformity check, and upcoming revisions of the workplan for the environmental assessment.

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These are the figures from chapters 1 through 5 of the Developer's Assessment Report for the Giant Mine Remediation Project. Higher resolution versions were originally posted on the Review Board's FTP site, which is no longer available.

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These are the figures from chapters 7 through 14 of the Developer's Assessment Report for the Giant Mine Remediation Project. Higher resolution versions were originally posted on the Review Board's FTP site, which is no longer available.

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This is the Developer's Assessment Report (DAR) for INAC's Giant Mine Remediation Project. Note that figures will be posted separately.

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This is the covering letter that accompanied the Developer's Assessment Report for the Giant Mine Remediation Project.

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These are the figures from chapter 6 of the Developer's Assessment Report for the Giant Mine Remediation Project. Higher resolution versions were originally posted on the Review Board's FTP site, which is no longer available.

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This is figure 6.13.1 from chapter 6 of the Developer's Assessment Report for the Giant Mine Remediation Project. It is a Gantt chart showing the proposed implementation schedule.

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This e-mail from K. O'Reilly described participant funding provided by CEAA for the Gunnar Mine Site Rehabilitation Project in Saskatchewan.

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A letter was recieved by the Review Board from INAC regarding the Developers Assessment Rerport (DAR) submission for the Giant Mine Remediation EA0809-001, scheduled for the end of June 2010.

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This is correspondence from K. O'Reilly regarding participant funding for the Giant EA. It includes attachments providing an example from Nunavut.

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This is a letter from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation regarding meetings about the Giant remediation. It is a response to the INAC letter of March 29th, 2010.

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This letter from INAC states that the Developer's Assessment Report will be submitted by June 30th, 2010.

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This letter describes Indian and Northern Affairs Canada's workplan for activities at the Giant Mine site for the summer of 2010.

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This is a letter from INAC to the Yellowknives Dene First Nation announcing project information sessions in Yellowknife.

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This is a letter from INAC to the Yellowknives Dene First Nation requesting a meeting.

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This is a letter and proposal from the University fo Winnipeg and the Faculty of Law at UBC. It describes work that is being conducted (with outside funding) to examine different types of independent oversight agencies for consideration in the Giant Mine EA.

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Until February 19th 2010, all contact regarding this environmental assessment should be directed to Nicole Spencer, Environmental Assessment Officer (Tel: (867) 766-7062; nspencer@reviewboard.ca ).

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This is INAC's reply to the Dec. 8, 2009 letter from MLA Bob Bromley.

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This is the Yellowknives Dene First Nation's response to the request from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada for a meeting regarding concerns and consultation initatives.

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This is a request from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada for a meeting with the Yellowknives Dene First Nation regarding concerns and consultation initatives.

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This letter from INAC identifies April 2010 as the anticipated submission date for the Developer's Assessment Report for the Giant environmental assessment.

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This is a letter from MLA Bob Bromley to INAC Minister Chuck Strahl.

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This document contains an e-mail from Kevin O'Reilly (and attached letters from the Yellowknives Dene, City of Yellowknife and Indian and Northern Affairs Canada) regarding funding for independent oversight of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada's proposed remediation of the GIANT mine. This file is an addendum to the November 9th, 2009 letter from Kevin O'Reilly.

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This is a letter from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, the City of Yellowknife and K. O'Reilly to INAC regarding funding for participation in the current environmental assessment.

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This is an e-mail from K. O'Reilly with an attachment from the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board to INAC. Both pertain to authorizations for the current freeze optimization study being conducted at the Giant mine site. (Note that the activities currently occurring at at the Giant mine site are not included in the scope of the development for the environmental assessment)

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This is an e-mail from K. O'Reilly regarding a discharge of arsenic dust that occurred during the current freeze optimization study. Attached is a departmental statement from INAC about the incident. (Note that the activities currently occurring at at the Giant mine site are not included in the scope of the development for the environmental assessment)

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This e-mail pertains to current activities that are part of the freeze optimization study. Note that the activities currently occurring at at the Giant mine site are not included in the scope of the development for the environmental assessment.

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This letter outlines the progress made and steps being taken for INAC's freeze optimization study for the Giant Mine remediation.

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This is the covering letter for the Terms of Reference and Workplan documents for the environmental assessment of the Giant Mine Remediation Plan.

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This document is the Terms of Reference for the environmental assessment of the Giant Mine Remediation Plan.

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This document is the Workplan for the environmental assessment of the Giant Mine Remediation Plan.

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These are the comments of Kevin O'Reilly on the Draft Terms of Reference for the Giant Mine Remediation Plan.

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These are the comments of the developer (INAC) on the Draft Terms of Reference for the Giant Mine Remediation Plan.

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These are the comments of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans on the Draft Terms of Reference for the Giant Mine Remediation Plan.

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Comments on this draft document are due on April 9, 2009. They can be submitted to Tawanis Testart by <a href="mailto:ttestart@reviewboard.ca"> email </a> or by fax at (867) 766-7074. The cover letter, with further instructions, for this document is attac

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CV of Oboni Riskope Associates expert that the Review Board has selected to assist it in the Giant Mine Remediation Plan EA.

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CV of Dr. Jerome Nriagu, an expert that the Review Board has selected to assist it in the Giant Mine Remediation Plan EA.

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CVs of BGC Engineering Inc. experts that the Review Board has selected to assist it in the Giant Mine Remediation Plan EA.

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This notification advises the distribution list of expert advisors that have been retained by the Review Board, or that the Review Board intends to retain, for the provision of advisory services in the environmental assessment of the Giant Mine Remediatio

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Comments on this draft document are due on April 9, 2009. They can be submitted to Tawanis Testart by <a href="mailto:ttestart@reviewboard.ca"> email </a> or by fax at (867) 766-7074.

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Letter from Indian and Northern Affairs to support and encourage the experts and the Board to raise any unresolved issues or questions for party comment if they arise in the future. INAC was referring to the fact that the experts were not in attendance at

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This is a response to Indian and Northern Affairs letter of Jan 21, 2009 and clarifies the Reveiw Board's approach to hiring outside, independent expert advisors to assist the Review Board during EAs.

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Comments from Indian and Northern Affairs regarding the retention of experts in the Giant Mine Environmental Assessment. This is a letter clarifying INAC's concerns with the Review Board's recent Request for Proposals. A letter of concern was submitted by

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This letter provides comments on the recent Reasons for Decision on Scope issued by the Review Board in the EA of the Giant Mine Remediation plan.

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The Review Board has made its determination on both the scope of development and scope of assessment in the Giant Mine Remediation EA. This document outlines this decision as it pertains to issues that were raised by participants during the scoping phase

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This email exchange is in regards to a delay in posting certain registry items.

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On november 20, 2008, Request for Proposals were issued for expert services regarding the Giant Mine Remediation Environmental Assessment.

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Letter from Indian and Northern Affairs to the Review Board regarding posting additional material on the Public Registry, specifically for the Giant Mine Remediation EA.

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This letter outlines information requested by the Review Board on this matter. The Review Board is currently considering the scope of assessment for this EA and has not yet made an determination in this matter.