Albany Potash Mine Project

CanPacific Potash is proposing the construction and operation of a potash solution mine located within the Regional Municipalities of Lajord and Francis, approximately 30 kilometers southeast of Regina, Saskatchewan. As proposed, the Albany Potash Mine Project would be constructed within the proponent's existing potash lease, and operate over an area of about 24,751 hectares. The project would also involve a plant site, a well field of injection and recovery wells for potash extraction, a development cavern, a cooling pond, a salt storage area, on-site fuel storage, and connections to utilities including power, water, and natural gas. It would produce approximately 3.25 million tonnes of potash per year for a predicted mine life of 70 years.

Latest update

August 26, 2020 — The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has determined that the Albany Potash Mine Project proposed by CanPacific Potash does not warrant designation under the Impact Assessment Act. The reasons for the Minister’s determination are provided in the Minister’s response.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Minister's Response - August 26, 2020


Albany Potash Mine Project
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
1145-9700 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4C3
Telephone: 780-495-2037

  • Location

    • 30 kilometers southeast of Regina, Saskatchewan, within the Regional Municipalities of Lajord and Francis (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Assessment Status

  • Proponent

    CanPacific Potash
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Assessment not applicable
  • Reference Number


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...within 200 kilometres
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