Novador Gold Mine Project

Probe Gold Inc. is proposing the construction and operation of a new open-pit and underground gold mine, located about 25 kilometres east of Val-d'Or, in Quebec. As proposed, the Novador Gold Mine Project would have a maximum ore production capacity of 24,000 tonnes per day with an estimated lifespan of 12.5 years. The project would include an ore processing plant, access roads, waste rock and overburden piles, a tailings storage facility and an electrical distribution substation.

Latest update

June 4, 2024 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is inviting public comments by July 4, 2024 on the draft Tailored Impact Statement Guidelines and the Draft Public Participation Plan.

At a glance

1. Planning

1. Planning

In progress 151/180 days

Key documents

2. Impact Statement

2. Impact Statement

Not started 0/1095 days
3. Impact Assessment

3. Impact Assessment

Not started 0/300 days
4. Decision Making

4. Decision Making

Not started 0/30 days
5. Post Decision

Post Decision phase is an ongoing process

The project is expected to begin as federal authorizations are issued and other compliance requirements are met.

5. Post Decision

Not started



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Novador Gold Mine Project
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
901-1550, avenue d'Estimauville
Québec, Quebec G1J 0C1
Telephone: 418-649-6444

  • Location

    • Val d'Or (Quebec)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Probe Gold Inc.
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Planning Phase for Impact Assessment
  • Reference Number


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