Faro Mine Remediation Project Consultation: Phase 2

Status: Closed

This consultation began on June 4, 2018 and ended on September 4, 2018.

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The Faro Mine Remediation Project is holding community meetings to review how public interests and concerns from the summer 2017 consultations have been addressed. The public will be invited to provide feedback on the proposed mitigations found within the remediation plan that address the project's impact on the economy, people and the environment.

Some examples of environmental and socio-economic interests include:


Your feedback will form part of the submission that the project team will file with the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board for review.


This consultation is being led by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada.

The Faro Mine Remediation Project is engaging with:

How to participate

There are three ways to participate:

  1. Attend a community meeting
  2. Review the proposed mitigation measures document and outline your questions, comments or concerns in writing by email
  3. Mail us your comments in a letter to the address below


Faro Mine Remediation Project team
415C-300 Main Street
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2B5

When and where

Community meetings are being held:

Date Community Venue Time
June 5 Whitehorse, Yukon Westmark Whitehorse (Conference Room 2) 6:30 – 8:00pm
June 6 Town of Faro, Yukon Recreation Centre (Sportsman's Lounge) 6:30 – 8:00pm
June 7 Ross River, Yukon HOPE Centre 5:00 – 7:00pm
TBD Watson Lake, Yukon TBD TBD
TBD Pelly Crossing, Yukon TBD TBD

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