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Magino Gold Project — Public Comments Invited

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November 1, 2018 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Magino Gold Project, located in northern Ontario.

The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the draft Environmental Assessment Report, which includes the Agency's conclusions and recommendations regarding the potential environmental effects of the project and their significance, the proposed mitigation measures, and the follow-up program.

The Agency also invites comments on the potential environmental assessment conditions for the project. Final conditions would become legally-binding on the proponent if the project is allowed to proceed.

All comments received will be considered public. Written comments in either official language must be submitted by December 2, 2018 to:

Magino Gold Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
55 York Street, Suite 600
Toronto, Ontario M5J 1R7
Telephone: 416-952-1576
Email: ceaa.Magino.acee@canada.ca

Map depicting the location of the project, as described in the current document.

To view the draft Environmental Assessment Report and potential conditions, visit the Agency's website at canada.ca/ceaa (Registry reference number 80044). Printed copies of the draft Report are also available at the following locations:

  • White River Public Library
    123 Superior Street
    White River, ON
  • Resource Centre (Dubreuilville)
    120 Magpie Road
    Dubreuilville, ON
  • Wawa Public Library
    40 Broadway Avenue
    Wawa, ON

For more information on the Agency's privacy policies, consult the Privacy Notice on its website at canada.ca/ceaa.

The Proposed Project

Prodigy Gold Incorporated, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Argonaut Gold Incorporated, is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning and abandonment of an open-pit gold mine and metal mill located 14 kilometres south-east of Dubreuilville, Ontario. Mining would occur over 10 years with an ore production capacity of 45,200 tonnes per day. The on-site metal mill would have an ore input capacity of 35,000 tonnes per day and would operate for approximately 12 to 15 years.

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