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Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project — Participant Funding Allocated

August 29, 2017 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $217,777 in federal funds to 12 recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 480 kilometers east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, in an area known as the Flemish Pass, in the Atlantic Ocean.

The funding was made available through the Agency's Participant Funding Program. It will assist the participation of Indigenous groups in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment, which include reviewing and providing comments on the Environmental Impact Statement or on its summary, the draft Environmental Assessment Report and the potential environmental assessment conditions.

For more information on the project and the federal environmental assessment process, please visit the Agency's website at canada.ca/ceaa (Registry reference number 80129).

Details of Funding Allocation for the project
Recipients Allocation
Conseil de la Première Nation des Innus de Natashquan $12,300
Corporation Ka Tshishpeuatak, on behalf of the Conseil des Innus de Ekuanitshit $12,300
Elsipogtog First Nation $12,300
Kwilmu'kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiation Office $38,985
Maliseet Nation in New Brunswick $24,160
Miawpukek First Nation $12,300
Mi'gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat $18,230
Mi'gmawe'l Tplu'taqnn Incorporated $33,055
NunatuKavut Community Council $18,650
Qalipu First Nation $10,897
Sipekne'katik $12,300
Woodstock First Nation $12,300
Total $217,777

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Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
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