Faro Mine Remediation Project Consultation: Phase 1

Status: Closed

This consultation began on June 9, 2017 and closed on July 10, 2017.

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The Faro Mine Remediation Project team is seeking input on key environmental and socio-economic interests in preparation for the next phase of the project, which includes submitting the remediation plan to the environmental and socio-economic assessment process.

Some examples of environmental and socio-economic interests include:


The feedback received will help focus the assessment on key topics of interest as it relates to people, the environment and economy. 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 the Faro Mine Remediation Project team, which includes:

The Faro Mine Remediation Project team is engaging with:

How to participate

There are four ways to participate:

  1. Fill out the online questionnaire (now closed).
  2. Attend a community meeting.
  3. Send an email to aadnc.faromine.aandc@canada.ca.
  4. Send a letter to the address listed in Contact us.

When and where

Community meetings are being held:

Date Community Venue Time
June 19, 2017 Ross River, Yukon Ross River School 5 to 8 p.m.
June 20, 2017 Town of Faro, Yukon Sportsman Lounge, recreation centre 5 to 8 p.m.
June 22, 2017 Watson Lake, Yukon Watson Lake Recreation Centre 5 to 8 p.m. (presentation starts at 6)
June 27, 2017 Carmacks, Yukon Carmacks Recreation Centre 6 to 8 p.m.
June 28, 2017 Whitehorse, Yukon Coast High Country Inn (Room A) 6 to 8 p.m.
August 9, 2017 Pelly Crossing, Yukon Link Building 5 to 7 p.m.

Due to availability, the Pelly Crossing meeting was scheduled after July 10.

There will be ongoing consultation activities in the fall of 2017 as the development of the remediation plan advances.

Contact us

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

Email: aadnc.faromine.aandc@canada.ca

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