The MNO engages with proponents and government agencies on a wide range of proposed and ongoing projects and initiatives throughout traditional territories. The overview below provides highlights some of the MNO’s activities related to Lands, Resources, and Consultations.

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Terms of Reference

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On December 17, 2019 the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and the MNO signed a Terms of Reference to provide a forum through which we can collaborate and address areas of interest or concern raised by the MNO regarding CNSC regulated facilities and activities within the MNO’s regions and traditional territories. CNSC Vice President and Chief Communications Officer Jason Cameron and MNO President Margaret Froh signed the Terms of Reference on December 17, 2019 at the Best Western Inn on the Bay in Owen Sound, Ontario. Pictured L-R: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Vice President and Chief Communications Officer Jason Cameron and MNO President Margaret Froh at the signing. 

Hardrock Gold Mine Project 

Greenstone Gold Mines GP Inc. (GGM) a joint venture partnership between Centerra Gold Inc. and Premier Gold Mines Ltd. is planning the construction, operation, decommissioning, and closure of an open pit gold mine and associated ancillary activities collectively known as the Hardrock Gold Mine Project (the “Project”). The Project is located in the Municipality of Greenstone, Ontario, in the Ward of Geraldton, at the intersection of Highway 11 and Michael Power Boulevard. The Project is situated within a historical mine site for which GGM acquired the mining claim in December 2008. The property is a brownfield site that was actively mined from the 1930’s to the 1970’s and in later years was known as the MacLeod-Mosher Complex. Click here for additional information

Nuclear Waste Management Organization: Canada’s Plan for the safe, long-term management of used nuclear fuel

For more information about the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) and the partnership between the NWMO and the MNO please click here for more information

Updated: February 8, 2021