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  • Sabina Gold & Silver Corp., Matthew Pickard
  • Sabina Gold & Silver Corp., Matthew Pickard
  • Suite 202-930 West 1st St., Suite 202, Vancouver, BC V7B 3N4, Phone: 604-998-4175, Email:
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  • Started project monitoring 2017-12-19
  • Technical advisor assigned 2018-05-03
  • Send Notification to Parties 2018-05-07
  • Send Notification to Parties 2018-05-17
  • NIRB Issues Monitoring Report and Recommendations for Proponent 2019-03-31
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Notifications sent: NIRB Issues Monitoring Report and Recommendations for Proponent

2018-10-31 17:41:18

NIRB 124149 / 12MN036: 2017-2018 Annual Monitoring Report for Sabina’s “Back River Project” and Board’s Recommendations


    Dear Parties,

    The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB or Board) is hereby releasing its 2017-2018 Annual Monitoring Report for the Back River Project (NIRB File No. 12MN036). The enclosed Monitoring Report is based on the NIRB’s monitoring activities as set out within the Back River Project Certificate No. 007 and Sections 12.7.1 and 12.7.2 of the Agreement between the Inuit of the Nunavut Settlement Area and Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada (Nunavut Agreement). This report provides findings that resulted from monitoring of this Project that took place from December 2017 to September 2018.

    Based upon the Board’s review of the monitoring report and other materials related to the Back River Project, the Board has issued the following recommendations to assist Sabina Gold and Silver Corporation (Sabina) in achieving full compliance with Project Certificate No. 007 and other project-related commitments. The Board requests that for items requiring follow-up action by Sabina that a response be provided within the timeline as requested for each of the recommendations.

    All materials pertaining to the NIRB’s ongoing Monitoring program for the Back River Project can be accessed online from the NIRB’s online public registry at

    Should you have any questions or require further clarification regarding this request or related to the NIRB’s monitoring program for the Back River Project, please contact Jaida Ohokannoak, Technical Advisor II directly at (867) 983-4608 or

    Best regards,

    Cassel Kapolak
    Environmental Administrator

    Nunavut Impact Review Board
    P.O. Box 1360 (29 Mitik)
    Cambridge Bay, NU, X0B 0C0
    Phone: 867-983-4600
    Toll Free: 1-866-233-3033
    Fax: 867-983-2594

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