The evaluation of this potential project is well advanced in terms of planning and funding. The project has progressed in areas including stakeholder engagement, feasibility studies, and high-level technical surveys, and the team is facilitating dialogue with partners and local stakeholders.
Project Nujio’qonik was registered with the province in June 2022. An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was requested by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change on Aug. 5, 2022. Draft guidelines were issued in Sept. 2022, and final guidelines were issued in Dec. 2022. The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was submitted in August 2023 and is currently under review.