Drybones Bay mineral exploration - EA03-004

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This is a letter sent by the Yellowknives Dene First Nation to the Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs, regarding the cultural importance of Drybones Bay. It is a response to the recent letter from New Shoshoni Ventures to the Minister.

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A letter from Andy Scott, Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs, requesting that the Review Board reconsider its decision regarding the environmental assessment of New Shoshoni Ventures proposed Preliminary Diamond Exploration program in the Drybones Ba

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A letter from Yellowknives Dene First Nation reiterating their position that MV2003C0016 should not go ahead in Drybones Bay, nor should any further applications for land use in the area be considered.

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This is a letter sent from New Shoshoni Ventures to the Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs asserting that the proposed project will cause minimal archaeological disturbance and should be allowed to proceed

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This is a letter from the Minister of INAC accepting the Review Board's rejection of the proposed development by New Shoshoni Ventures Ltd. in Drybones Bay.

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This is the Report of Environmental Assessment by the Review Board on the proposed diamond exploration development by New Shoshoni Ventures, at Drybones Bay on the north arm of Great Slave Lake.

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Letter of Referral and MVLWBƒ_Ts reasons for decision.

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MVLWB circulation of the New Shoshoni LUP for comments.

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MVLWB notifies MVEIRB that New Shoshoni Ventures has been referred to Environmental Assessment.

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Great Slave Cruising Club asking to be placed on the public record

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New Shoshoni gives MVEIRB its correct adress.

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Along with the notice of referral to EA the distribution was sent forms to remain on or be removed from the list.

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When determining the scope of the assessment, the YKDFN request that MVEIRB considers the importance the Drybones and Wool Bay areas and the potential cumulative effects in the area.

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Requests of interested parties to remain on the distribution list.

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MVEIRB would like to inform New Shoshoni of the possible cumulative effects in the area due to 2 other proposed developments in the area.

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Galbraith Empson advising MVEIRB that they will council for the YKDFN

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The review board has considered your letters concerning cumulative effects and has hired an independent consultant to conduct a cumulative effects assessment.

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When determining the scope of the assessment, the YKDFN request that MVEIRB considers the importance the Drybones and Wool Bay areas and the potential cumulative effects in the area.

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Draft Terms of Reference and Workplan

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MVEIRB asks Greg Robertson if they wish to be placed on the New Shoshoni distribution list.

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Phone conversation with Louie Azzolini (on behalf of the YKDFN) about the cumulative effects assessment for the Wool and Drybones Bay area.

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Phone call between MVEIRB and DFO regard the comment period for the Draft terms of reference and work plan.

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DFO writing to confirm the deadline for comments on draft terms of reference.

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This letter contains both their application and reasons to be considered for effected party status.

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Distribution of the Draft Terms of Reference and Schedule for the Cumulative Effects Assessment of the Drybones and Wool Bay Area.

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MVEIRB rejects Eric Yaxley's request for an extension of the comment period.

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MVEIRB declines DFO's request for an extension on the deadline for comments.

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Members of Environment Canada will be attending the above mentioned meeting.

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MVEIRB supplies DFO with materials regarding YKDFN concerns.

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Rachel Crapeau and Louis Azzolini stopped in to discuss the Cumulative Effects Assessment, confirming that YKDFN do not want to prepare the CEA.

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Gavin More will be attending the above mentioned meeting.

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Gavin More offers to help clarify the scoping so that they are not asking for inappropriate items and commits to forwarding all GNWT materials prior to the meeting.

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INAC would like to request an extension on the comment period for the above mentioned project until after the meeting.

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DFO will have difficulty meeting the deadline for comments on the three EA's in the Drybones/Wool Bay area. DFO therefor requests an Extension.

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MVEIRB has noted your request for an extension, we will get back to you shortly. MVEIRB will also forward parties information received since their last conversation.

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MVEIRB has setup a meeting to discuss the EA process in their Board Room on Thursday July 3, 2003.

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This letter informs all parties that a cumulative effects assessment is be commissioned, contains REWD and NSMA comments as well as DFO and INAC's request for an extension.

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GNWT comments on the draft terms of reference and work plan.

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NWT Metis Nation identify their standing in the NSV EA.

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NWT and Nunavut Chamber of Mines identification of roles in NSV.

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GNWT identify their EA roles for NSV.

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To facilitate the process MVEIRB has circulated a form for the Identification of Environmental Assessment Roles.

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After reviewing the draft terms of reference and workplan RWED has the following attached comments.

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INAC and DFO's completed identification of EA roles form.

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DFO's comments on the draft terms of reference.

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Comments will be accepted for the above mentioned assessment until 5:00 pm July 11, 2003.

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INAC comments on workplans for Drybones and area drilling programs.

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New Shoshoni comments on the draft terms of reference and workplan.

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Letters from YKDFN regarding Snowfeild's proposed exploration and cumulative effects in the Drybones Bay region.

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YKDFN's complete Identification of EA roles form.

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MVEIRB appreciates the clarification on their plans and looks forward to working collaborating with the YKDFN on the cumulative effects study.

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INAC's completed identification of EA roles form.

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MVEIRB thanks the NSMA for their comments on the draft terms of reference and workplan.

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INAC would like to know if a lease holder was included in the EA process.

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MVEIRB was not informed of leases but did know about his cabin. MVEIRB has attempted to contact the man in question but received an auto reply say he would be away for some time.

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GNWT, NSMA, INAC and DFO's comments on the Cumulative Effects Study Terms of Reference.

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ECE provides comments on the EA process for the Drybones EA.

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Attached are letters regarding NSV TOR, a list of parties status and the final terms of reference and workplan.

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Summary of meeting with developer

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YKDFN inquiry about developer's meeting

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Meeting with regulators Re: EA Process

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Parties with standing for EA's in the Drybones and Wool Bay Area

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MVEIRB response to all comments on the study of the Drybones and Wool Bay area.

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Final Terms of Reference and Workplan for the Cumulative Effects Study of the Drybones Bay/Wool Bay Area.

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INAC thanks MVEIRB for the copy of this letter as it allowed them to better understand the concerns of the YKDFN.

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CPAWS will have observer status in this assessment.

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Attached is the most recent draft of the CEAM Strategy and Framework and Regional Plan of Action for Cumulative Effects Assessment and Management for the Slave Geological Province.

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Informing Gartner Lee's visit to the site. Which allowed them to get a better idea for the scale of the development in relation to known traditional land use.

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NSMA would like to know more about the agenda for the site visit.

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YKDFN would like to inform INAC that they are concerned that MVEIRB is not fulfilling its mandate properly.

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MVEIRB update on the status on the EA for the Drybones/Wool Bay Area

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MVEIRB confirmation that they have received the DAR

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Article in the Weledeh Gondi regarding developments in the Drybones/Wool Bay area.

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YKDFN have issues with reasons and procedures used by MVEIRB when rejecting their referral to Environmental Assessment.

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Submission of New Shoshoni DAR

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Revisions to the NSV DAR

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The NSV DAR is now open for comments by all parties. The deadline for comments is September 2, 2003.

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DFO provides is comments on the DAR's for all proposed developments in the Drybone/Wool Bay ares.

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There will be a public hearing in Yellowknife on October 11 & 12 to discuss exploration in the Drybones/Wool Bay area. There will be a pre-hearing conference on Sept 22/23.

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The hearing will be on October 9/10.

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MVEIRB is writing with regards to the report on field studies in the Drybones/Wool Bay areas.

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MVEIRB reminder for all parties that comments on the DAR's for developments in the Drybones/Wool Bay area.

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The developer requests that the hearing date be moved to October 2/3.

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Review and Comments prepared by the YKDFN on the NSV, CGV and NAGRC Developers Assessment Reports.

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INAC and RWED comments on the above mentioned DAR's.

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A draft of the above mention paper for discussion.

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Comments are due by 5:00 on September 17.

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NSMA comments on the DAR's in the Drybones/Wool Bay area.

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NSV and CGV response to comments on the DAR by DFO.

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Informing the distribution list of the stats of the environmental assessments of CGV, NAGRC and NSV.

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MVEIRB corrects TerraFirma on the timing and scheduling of pre-hearing conferences , public hearing and the status of the EA process.

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NSV has questions about when the final draft of the study will be available. Weather his request to have the public hearing moved was going to be considered and weather or not he could attend the pre-hearing conference via conference call.

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MVEIRB answers all NSV questions in their Sept 11 letter.

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NSV sends a second email to clarify what they meant in their sept 11 correspondence.

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CGV, NAGRC and NSV Issues Summary for Environmental Assessments.

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MVEIRB updates all parties on the status of the Drybones/Wool Bay EA

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Form to be completed by any group wishing to be given party status.

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Gartner Lee Ltd. submitted draft hand drawn maps.

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Pre-Hearing Conference Guide and Worksheet.

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Environmental guidelines for the construction, maintenance and closure of winter roads in the Northwest Territories.

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RWED comments on the DAR for NSV

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DFO comments on the CE study for the Drybones/Wool Bay area.

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Prince of Whales Northern Heritage Center comments on the draft cumulative effects study.

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DFO believes that NSV has not provided the information requested in the IR. Therefor they are unable to make a decision.

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INAC comments on the draft cumulative effects study

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YKDFN comments on the draft cumulative effects study

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DFO Comments on the Draft Cumulative Effects Study

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Pre-hearing will now be on November 4, 2003 and the public hearing will be held on November 18/19, 2003

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NSV concerns with the EA process.

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MVEIRB addresses NSV concerns.

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DFO addresses NSV's concerns while reiterating the need for a full response to their September 17 letter.

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DFO critique of NVS and CGV's responses to fisheries IR.

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YKDFN requesting that the information they have provided to the review board be closed to the public.

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MVEIRB advises the YKDFN of the steps they must follow in order to have documents be considered confidential. They also advise INAC and RWED of the request.

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Work Plan amendments to NSV, CGV and NAGRC.

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Compilation of all previous comments on the draft cumulative effects assessment.

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Information provided by the NSMA has been removed from the Gartner Lee study for reasons of confidentiality and is not for distribution.

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MVEIRB provides NSV with advice on preparing for the public hearing.

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Comments on cumulative effects study.

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INAC's, Drybones/Wool Bay field trip report.

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DFO letter requesting clarification on the discrepancies in the drill locations specified in the LUP application and the DAR.

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DKFN's request for directly affected party status has been approved by the board.

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MVEIRB response to YKDFN's request for ruling on the above matters.

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NSV's comments, concerns and analysis of the cumulative effects study.

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After reviewing all the CE study and subsequent comments the NSMA has a few remaining concerns they would like added to the public registry.

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Announcement of pre-hearing conference and public hearing.

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Information about public hearings and rules regarding third party representation.

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DKFN's identification of environmental assessment roles form.

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Pre-Hearing Conference Worksheet

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Participation of Aboriginal parties and weighting of traditional use evidence.

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Environment Canada's completed pre-hearing conference worksheet

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DKFN will be represented by Diane Giroux at the public hearing.

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All participant comments on regional cumulative effects study.

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Deadline for pre-hearing conference worksheets and the developers responses to the submissions.

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YKDFN's comments and concerns with the submissions of NSMA, INAC, RWED and DFO.

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NSV's completed per-hearing conference worksheet

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INAC's completed per-hearing conference worksheet

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DFO's completed per-hearing conference worksheet.

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NSMA will be unable to make the deadline for pre-hearing conference worksheets.

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MVEIRB approved Mr. Robertsonƒ_Ts request for directly affected party status.

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Garner Lee's response to participant comments on regional cumulative effects study for Drybones/Wool Bay

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Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation has been accepted as a directly affected party. Attached is all the submissions received.

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Corrections to DFO's per-hearing conference worksheet

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RWED's completed pre-hearing conference worksheet

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Clarification on information from NSV about the Mine Inspector's report.

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Gartner Lee Ltd.'s Presentation for the Public Hearing

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NSV Presentation for the Public Hearing

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MVEIRB procedures for viewing YKDFN's reports.

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Greg Robertson's identification of EA roles form

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Laurie Stevenson and Max Braden will be representing NSV at the public hearing.

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Submission from the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre regarding mechanisms for heritage resource protection.

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Submissions from Susan Weaver and Greg Robertson.

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RWED and DFO submissions.

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INAC will be participating in the hearing as an observer only.

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NSMA presentation.

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Credentials of YKDFN experts.

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Draft agenda for joint public hearing.

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LKDFN presentation and list of representatives for the joint public hearing.

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Because EC has chosen to be an observer in the public hearings they did not present this information.

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Update on Elders session and revised agenda for the public hearing.

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INAC has received the REA from MVEIRB and they will provide a response shortly.

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The public registry will be closed for the duration of the public hearings.

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INAC would like MVEIRB to make a ruling, pursuant to section 44 of the Rules of Procedure, prior to the public hearing for the Drybones/Wool Bay assessments.

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Revised Draft Hearing Agenda

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Resume of Marc G. Stevenson

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Resume of Allice Legat

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Notice to all parties that public hearing transcripts are available online and where to find them.

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Resume of Howard Dean Cluff

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This file is too large to place on the public registry. For a copy of the presentation contact us directly.

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INAC's submission of supplementary materials promised at the public hearing.

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Susan Weaver's submissions for the public hearing.

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Galbraith would like to know if the board hired an expert on the cultural significance of the Drybones/Wool Bay areas.

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MVEIRB's response to INAC's request for rulings.

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MVEIRB submits a copy of the REA to the proponent.

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Letter from MVEIRB that accompanied the submission of report of Environmental assessment to responsible Minister.

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MVEIRB approves Drybones drilling program.

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INAC has received MVEIRB's letter and it will be brought to the Ministers attention.

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Public notice of corrections to the NSV report of environmental assessment

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YKDFN do not believe that MVEIRB and MVLWB are adequate sources to inform the Federal Government on the possible impacts the development will have on the YKDFN.

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YKDFN express their concerns with any activity in the Drybones Bay region and the possible loss/damage of heritage sites in the area.

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NSV's completed archeological assessment of the Drybones/Wool Bay area.

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A letter of further consideration to Indian and Northern Affairs from the Review Board, reiterating the recommendation to reject the proposed development of New Shoshoni Ventures in the Drybones Bay area.

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The dates for the Pre-Hearing Conference and Public Hearing for NSV, CGV and NAGRC have been changed.