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Atelier sur les mines orphelines/abandonnées, en juin 2001

  1. Recommandations présentées aux ministres des Mines en 2001
  2. Compte rendu [en anglais]
  3. Participants

Proceedings

The following presentations were delivered as part of a joint federal/provincial/territorial government and industry-sponsored workshop on Orphaned/Abandoned Mines . They do not represent the opinion of the Province of Manitoba.

All presentations are in PDF.

June 26th
PLENARY PRESENTATIONS
8:30 - 9:00
Welcome and Introductory Remarks
PDF File - 1.5 M

Christine Kaszycki - Manitoba Industry, Trade and Mines
9:00 - 10:15
Building a National Inventory

Christine Kaszycki, Manitoba Industry, Trade and Mines, Chair
9:00 - 9:15
Abandoned Mines in Canada (speaker's notes)
PDF File - 69 K

Bill Mackasey - WOM Geological Associates Inc.
9:15 - 9:30
Ontario's Abandoned Mines Program
PDF File - 140 K

John Robertson, Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
9:30 - 9:45
NRCan Inactive Mines Database
PDF File - 392 K

Jim Vance, Natural Resources Canada
9:45 - 10:00
Abandoned Mines Inventory and Assessment in Québec
PDF File - 1.1 M

Robert Tremblay, Ministère des Ressources naturelles du Québec
10:00 - 10:15
Abandoned Mines Inventory: An Auditor's Perspective *

Wayne Cluskey, Office of the Auditor General of Canada
10:45 - 12:00
Community Perspectives

Joan Kuyek, MiningWatch Canada, Chair
10:45 - 11:00
Community Perspectives on the Giant Mine, Yellowknife, N.W.T.
Part One - PDF File 2.3 M
Part Two - PDF File 2.2 M

Kevin O'Reilly - Municipal Councilor & Research Director, Canadian Arctic Resources Committee
11:00 - 11:15
Site Restoration and Mining Facilities of the Schefferville IOC Company
PDF File - 2.7 M

Serge Ashini Goupil, Consultant for the Matimekush Lac-John Innu Nation Council
11:15 - 11:30
Mines in the Yukon: Abandoned, Orphaned and in Limbo
PDF File - 114 K

Bob Van Dijken, Consultant
11:30 - 11:45
Community Impacts of Abandoned Mines in Timmins * 

Vic Power, Association of Mining Municipalities of Ontario
1:00 - 2:00
Setting Standards and Rational Expectations

Patrick Reid, Ontario Mining Association, Chair
1:00 - 1:15
Financial and Other Considerations - Mt. Nansen Mine Case Study
PDF File - 3 M

Hugh Copland - Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Yukon Region
1:15 - 1:30
Reclamation Standards *

Tom Hutchinson, Trent University
1:30 - 1:45
Kam Kotia Case Study - A Pragmatic Approach to a Big $ Problem
PDF File - 1.2 M

Dick Cowan/John Robertson, Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
2:15 - 3:55
Ownership and Liability Issues

Elizabeth Gardiner, The Mining Association of Canada, Chair
2:15 - 2:30
Hollinger Tailings Case Study, Timmins: Emergency To Legislative Changes
PDF File - 769 K

Dick Cowan, Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM)
2:30 - 2:40
"Britannia, BC: Past, Present and Future"
PDF File - 2.8 M

Al Colodey, Environment Canada
2:45 - 3:00
Dealing with the Failure of Royal Oak Mines in the Northwest Territories, Canada
PDF File - 1.1 M

Dave Nutter, Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
3:00 - 3:10
Orphan Mines Exploration Implications: Past, Present and Future
PDF File - 220 K

Gerald Harper, Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
3:10 - 3:20
Good Samaritan Legislation
PDF File - 43 K

Wayne Fraser, Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co., Limited
3:20 - 3:30
World War II, Mineral Properties and Inventory Issues
PDF File - 124 K

Ed Huebert, Mining Association of Manitoba Inc.
3:30 - 3:40
Bluebell: Revisiting a Historic Mine
Part One - PDF File - 772 K
Part Two - PDF File - 911 K
Part Three - PDF File - 5.1 M
Part Four - PDF File - 941 K
Part Five - PDF File - 2.5 M
Part Six - PDF File - 2.5 M
Part Seven - PDF File - 1.7 M

Walter Kuit, Cominco Ltd.
5:00 - 5:30
Plenary, recap of first day, set stage for day 2

Christine Kaszycki, Manitoba Industry, Trade and Mines