Mackenzie Valley Review Board

Prairie Creek All Season Road - EA1415-01 [2014]

Document List (See all): Technical reports

2 MBNNPR caribou collar study maps - individual collars

As part of the response to CanZinc's technical report information requests, Parks Canada provided individual collar data maps of the 2015/16 caribou collar study for Nahanni National Park Reserve.

0.6 MBNNPR caribou collar study maps - kernel density

As part of the response to CanZinc's technical report information requests, Parks Canada provided kernel density maps of the 2015/16 caribou collar study for Nahanni National Park Reserve.

0.02 MBParks letter to CanZinc - technical report information request

Letter from Parks Canada to CanZinc regarding CanZinc's information requests related to the Parks Canada technical report.

0.2 MBParks responses to CanZinc technical report information requests

Parks Canada responses to CanZinc's March 20 caribou information requests related to the Parks Canada technical report.

0.6 MBDehCho Drum, Mar23,2017, Page 4

DehCho Drum article from March 23, 2017. Posted on behalf of Nahanni Butte Dene Band

0.2 MBParties Technical Report ORS Hyperlinked Documents

Hyperlinked document to Parties' technical reports and reference documents for EA1415-01

0.5 MBDFO Technical Report Supplement 22-Mar-2017

DFO technical report supplement in response to CanZinc March 9 document.

0.1 MBCanZinc letter to Parks - technical report information request

Letter from CanZinc to Parks Canada requesting additional information related to the technical report and northern mountain woodland caribou.

0.04 MBEA1415-01 - DFO TR Amendment Request

Letter from NPMO clarifying final recommendations from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans' Technical Report

1 MBNBDB letter to Minister and Parks Canada

Letter from Nahanni Butte Dene Band to the Honourable Catherine McKenna and Daniel Watson regarding the Parks Canada technical report.

0.5 MBNotice of Proceeding - draft final commitments table

Notice of proceeding with a draft final commitments table for EA1415-01. Several commitments require clarification from CanZinc. A final commitments table is requested from CanZinc for April 7, 2017.

0.1 MBCanZinc letter to MVEIRB Re: co-management with NBDB

Letter from CanZinc to the Review Board clarifying CanZinc's agreement with Nahanni Butte Dene Band to co-manage the project.

12 MBDehcho First Nations Technical Report

Technical report from DFN for EA1415-01.

3 MBNahanni Butte Dene Band Technical Report

Technical report from NBDB for EA1415-01.

0.2 MBNotice of Proceeding - March 9 submission re habitat loss and offset

Notice of proceedings describing 1) A procedure for consideration of the Prairie Creek all season road habitat loss and offset memo and 2) Submission of materials referenced in technical reports

0.08 MBCBC article re: First Nations role in parks

March 11, 2017 CBC article titled 'First Nation to have greater role in parks: federal environment minister'. Submitted by NBDB.

0.07 MBAllen (2011) submitted by Parks

"Alberta conservation information center ecological community sampling guidelines". Referenced in the Parks Canada technical report.

0.3 MBANPC guidelines (2012) submitted by Parks

Alberta Native Plant Council (ANPC) "Guidelines for rare vascular plant surveys in Alberta". Referenced in the Parks Canada technical report.

4 MBBoreal caribou species status report (2012) submitted by GNWT

Species Status Report: Boreal Caribou (2012). Referenced in the GNWT technical report.

28 MBCameron and Lantz (2017) submitted by Parks

Scientific article "Persistent changes to ecosystems following winter road construction and abandonment in an area of discontinuous permafrost, NNPR...". Referenced in Parks Canada technical report.

0.06 MBEmail Re: Dehcho First Nations technical report submission

Email from Carrie Breneman indicating that the Dehcho First Nation technical report is drafted and will be submitted on Monday once it is approved.

0.4 MBEnvironment and Climate Change Canada Technical Report

Technical report from ECCC for EA1415-01.

0.2 MBFisheries and Oceans Canada Technical Report

Technical report from DFO for EA1415-01.

0.06 MBGoC updated department participation and status summary

EA1415-01 Canadian Zinc Corporation's Prairie Creek All-season Road Updated Government of Canada Departments Participation and Status Summary.

4 MBGolder/CanZinc 2011 wildlife survey document submitted by GNWT

Golder Associates 2011 technical memorandum to CanZinc regarding February 2011 wildlife surveys for the Prairie Creek Mine and Access Road (EA0809-002). Referenced in the GNWT technical report.

2 MBGovernment of Northwest Territories Technical Report

Technical report from GNWT for EA1415-01.

0.2 MBIndigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Technical Report

Technical report from INAC for EA1415-01.

0.5 MBMochnacz et al. (2004) submitted by Parks

Fisheries and Oceans Canada report on "Biological and habitat data for bull trout and associated species...[in the Mackenzie River Valley]. Referenced in the Parks Canada technical report.

0.1 MBNatural Resources Canada Technical Report

Technical report from NRCan for EA1415-01.

0.03 MBNPMO technical reports cover letter

Cover letter from the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency's Northern Projects Management Office for the technical reports from federal departments.

0.7 MBParks Canada Technical Report

Technical Report from Parks for EA1415-01.

0.3 MBBenitez-Lopez et al. (2010) submitted by ECCC

Scientific paper "The impacts of roads and other infrastructure on mammal and bird populations: a meta-analysis". Referenced in the ECCC technical report.

0.9 MBCumming and Hyer (1998) submitted by GNWT

Scientific article "Experimental log hauling through a traditional caribou wintering area". Referenced in the GNWT technical report.

0.7 MBFortin et al. (2013) submitted by GNWT

Scientific article "Movement responses of caribou to human-induced habitat edges lead to their aggregation near anthropogenic features". Referenced in the GNWT technical report.

2 MBFWS trumpeter swan report (2012) submitted by ECCC

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service "The 2010 North American trumpeter swan survey". Referenced in the ECCC technical report.

1 MBFWS trumpeter swan report (2014) submitted by ECCC

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service "Trumpeter swan survey of the rocky mountain population: winter 2014". Referenced in the ECCC technical report.

0.6 MBGNWT note to file and emails with CanZinc re: Liard crossing

GNWT submitted a note to file of a teleconference call and a series of emails with CanZinc regarding the Liard crossing. Includes an Allnorth figure of the staging area and crossing.

0.4 MBLarter and Allaire (2016) submitted by GNWT

Article "Longevity and mortality of boreal woodland caribou of the Dehcho region, Northwest Territories". Referenced in the GNWT technical report.

0.7 MBLatour et al. (2008) submitted by ECCC

Environment Canada occasional paper number 114 "Key migratory bird terrestrial habitat sites in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut". Referenced in the ECCC technical report.

0.5 MBLeblond et al. (2013) submitted by GNWT

Scientific article "Avoidance of roads by large herbivores and its relation to disturbance intensity". Referenced in the GNWT technical report.

0.4 MBLetter from GNWT to NBDB Chief re: land inquiry

This is a letter from the Government of Northwest Territories to Chief of Nahanni Butte Dene Band regarding a land inquiry

0.1 MBNote to File - Technical Report deadline

Technical reports are due Friday, March 10 at 23:59. Please submit all referenced documents that are not on the registry, including hard copies for documents over 50 pages.

7 MBNRCan MEND report (2009) submitted by ECCC

"Prediction manual for drainage chemistry from sulphidic geologic materials". Referenced in the ECCC technical report.

2 MBNWT Boreal Caribou Recovery Strategy 2017 submitted by GNWT

Recovery strategy for the boreal caribou in the Northwest Territories (2017). Referenced in the GNWT technical report.

1 MBOberg (2001) submitted by GNWT

Thesis "Responses of mountain caribou to linear features in a west-central Alberta landscape". Referenced in the GNWT technical report.

1 MBPolfus et al. (2011) submitted by GNWT

Scientific article "Identifying indirect habitat loss and avoidance of human infrastructure by northern mountain woodland caribou". Referenced in the GNWT technical report.

17 MBPrairie Creek habitat offsetting memo submitted by CanZinc

Directions for document consideration will follow. Information on the Prairie Creek All Season Road aquatic habitat function loss, alteration and gain.

0.9 MBSchindler et al. (2007) submitted by GNWT

Article "Determining effects of an all weather logging road on winter woodland caribou habitat use in south-eastern Manitoba". Referenced in the GNWT technical report.

0.4 MBDehcho Drum Article - 2Mar17 submitted by NBDB

This is a Dehcho Drum news article from March 2, 2017 titled 'Roadwork opens old trail'. Submitted to the Review Board by Nahanni Butte Dene Band.

1 MBNBDB Chief letter to INAC 27-Feb-2017

Letter from Chief of Nahanni Butte Dene Band to Indigenous and Nortehrn Affairs Canada responding to INAC correspondence of February 14.

0.5 MBINAC letter to NBDB - environmental assessment process

Letter in response to Nahanni Butte Dene Band's January 20th, 2017, letter to the Review Board.

0.07 MBINAC letter to NBDB - Nahanni Butte IAB lands

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada clarifies requirements for development on IAB lands in the context of the Prairie Creek All Season Road environmental assessment.

0.1 MBNote to file - video viewing

Information about viewing the video edit of the Prairie Creek All Season Road on Thursday February 23, 2017.

0.2 MBCanZinc MoU with NTPC 14Feb17

Memorandum of Understanding between Canadian Zinc and the Northwest Territories Power Corporation.

0.6 MBDFN letter to MVEIRB 16Feb17

Letter from Dehcho First Nations Grand Chief Herb Norwegian to the Review Board.

0.1 MBUpdated work plan - February 2017

Updated workplan with dates for process steps from now to the public hearings, which are scheduled for April 24-28th, 2017.

0.8 MBMeeting agenda and presentation - Preparing a technical report 17-Feb-2017

This is the agenda and presentation for the meeting "Preparing technical reports" for Friday February 17, 2017

0.4 MBNotice of proceeding - technical report preparation meeting scheduled

Notice of proceeding with information on the location, time and purpose of the rescheduled technical report preparation meeting for parties.

1 MBDehcho Drum article re: NNPR Consensus team 9Feb17 submitted by NBDB

This is a Dehcho Drum news article from February 9, 2017 titled Nahanni Butte pushes for more control over traditional lands. Submitted to the Review Board by Nahanni Butte Dene Band.

0.7 MBNBDB Chief letter to MVRB 08-Feb-2017

This is a letter from the Chief of Nahanni Butte Dene Band to the Review Board

0.1 MBNotice of Proceeding - Technical Reports due March 10, 2017

This Notice of Proceeding advises parties that technical reports are due March 10, 2017.

0.3 MBNote to File Board staff meeting in Nahanni Butte_3-Feb-2017

This Note to File summarizes an engagement meeting between Board staff and Nahanni Butte.

16 MBRsponse #2 to risk assessment from CanZinc to MVEIRB 7-Feb- 2017

This is a letter from CanZinc to the Review Board and is the their second response to the Oboni risk assessment

1 MBNBDB Band Council Resolution

Band Council Resolution regarding participation in the Consensus Team.

0.2 MBCBC North article 30-Jan-2017 re Prairie Creek Access Road

CBC North article re Priairie Creek Mine and Nahanni Butte access road

0.2 MBDehcho Drum article re access road 26-Jan-2017 submitted by NBDB

This is a Dehcho Drum news article from Jan 26, 2017 titled Nahanni Butte Strikes Out Alone on First Stages of Road. It is submitted by Nahanni Butte Dene Band

0.6 MBGNWT letter to CanZInc - licence of occupation and lease requirements

Letter following up on discussions between the GNWT and CanZinc and outlining requirements for land applications

2 MBNahanni Butte Dene Band Chief letter to Review Board 20-Jan-2016

Letter from the Nahanni Butte Dene Band to the Review Board regarding clarification of risk assessment correspondence PR#398, dated 16-Jan-2016

0.04 MBEmail from NBDB to MVRB re timing of technical report preparation meeting

This is an email from Nahanni Butte to the Review Board requesting that the technical report preparation meeting be postponed until Chief and Council have met

0.2 MBLetter to Nahanni Butte Dene Band - Risk Assessment Clarification to Chief Marcellais

This is a letter from the Review Board Chair to the Chief of the Nahanni Butte Dene Band in response to January 10, 2017 correspondence that clarifies the risk assessment

0.1 MBNotice of proceeding - technical report preparation meeting postponed

Notice that the technical report preparation meeting scheduled for January 13 has been postponed at the request of the developer. The meeting will be rescheduled.

0.04 MBemail from NBDB re CanZinc technical report preparation meeting and video viewing

This is an email from NBDB re participation in the January 13 meeting to discuss the technical report phase and viewing of a video of the road route.

0.4 MBNotice of proceeding - technical report preparation meeting

Notice of proceeding with information on the location, time and purpose of the technical report preparation meeting for parties.

0.2 MBNote to File - Party Status January 2017

List of organizations with party status as of January 2017

1 MBOboni Riskope response to CanZinc informaton requests 28-Dec-2016

This is a response to information requests from CanZinc dated Dec 16 regarding the risk assessment submitted by Oboni Riskope.

0.1 MBNote to file - Risk Assessment and Technical Report Phase

This Note to File advises parties on next steps in the response to the risk assessment and technical reports.

0.2 MBGNWT Summary of Meetings with CanZinc - Oct-Nov 2016

GNWT summary of meetings held with CanZinc on October 17, November 15, and November 16.

0.1 MBLetter CZN to MVEIRB re risk assessment Information request Dec 16 2016

This is a letter from CanZinc to the Review Board regarding an information request on the risk assessment.

0.03 MBEmail from NBDB to MVEIRB re risk assessment

This is an email from NBDB to MVEIRB re risk assessment and consultation.

1 MBOboni Riskope response to 08-Dec-2016 Notice of proceeding

Oboni Riskope response to Notice of Proceeding advising direction on CanZinc preliminary nresponse to risk assessment dated Dec 5.

0.09 MBLetter CanZinc to MVEIRB re Oboni risk assessment 13-Dec-2016

This is a letter from CanZinc to the Review Board suggesting a meeting between CanZinc, Oboni Riskope and parties.

0.4 MBNotice of proceeding - risk assessment review and response

This is a Notice of Proceeding asking Oboni Riskope to advise on the CanZinc December 5 letter in response to the risk assessment.

0.9 MBEmail from NBDB Chief to MVEIRB and DFN Resolution #2 Dec 2016

Dehcho First Nation Band Council Resolution re land withrawals with cover letter email from NBDB.

2 MBLetter CanZinc to MVEIRB re Risk Assessment Dec 5 2016

Letter from CanZinc to MVEIRB regarding the risk assessment technical report from independent technical advisor Oboni Riskope.

0.2 MBNote to File - Parks Canada request to CanZinc re clarification of water management at camps

Note to file requesting clarification from CanZinc on water management systems at camps within Nahanni National Park Reserve.

0.03 MBParks Canada Letter to MVEIRB - grey and brown water disposal

Parks Canada letter to MVEIRB, requesting that CanZinc provide additional information and clarity on camps and grey and brown water disposal.

0.2 MBOboni Riskope risk assessment cover letter

Cover letter and plain language summary of the risk assessment for the Prairie Creek Mine all-season road, provided by Oboni Riskope.

0.1 MBLetter CanZinc to MVEIRB re Liard Transfer Facility

This is a letter from CanZinc to the Review Board regarding changes to the location of the Liard Transfer Faciity.

3 MBLetter to INAC from CanZinc re access road land tenure

This is a letter from CanZinc to INAC regarding Prairie Creek Mine access road land tenure.

0.1 MBNotice of Proceedings - Instructions on responding to the risk assessment

This Notice of Proceedings instructs the developer and parties on responding to the Oboni Riskope risk assessment technical report.

4 MBRisk Assessment Technical Report submitted by Oboni Riskope

This is the Risk Assessment Technical Report submitted by Oboni Riskope to all parties. Submitted as an independent 3rd party risk assessment of the Prairie Creek All-season Road.

0.06 MBGoC Letter to Liidlii Kue and Dehcho First Nations - undertaking #7

Letter to LKFN and DFN regarding fish and fish habitat. NPMO also attached the Review Board's Request for Party Status form, which can be submitted to Catherine Fairbairn (cfairbairn@reviewboard.ca).