Canadian Forest Service Publications

Sustainability assessment of Indigenous communities affected by mining - holistic model to impact assessment under the Canadian Impact Assessment Act (2019), 2022, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Research Connections: Cumulative Effects. Note 16. 3 p.

Year: 2022

Issued by: National Capital Region

Catalog ID: 40741

Language: English

Series: Research Connections - Cumulative Effects

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In this research project, we will identify and define the risks and impacts of mining and other forms of disturbances on the socioeconomic and ecological well being of Indigenous communities. We develop a detailed list of socioeconomic and ecological indicators and an assessment framework to guide regional cumulative effects assessment. The project will improve knowledge on the cumulative effects of mining and other disturbances on Indigenous communities. It will also encourage stakeholders to take a holistic view on setting and implementing sustainable mine restoration for Indigenous community wellbeing. The assessment framework can serve as a guide to examine the effectiveness of policy and program options that seek to advance the participation of Indigenous peoples in the mining industry.

Also available under the title:
Évaluation de la viabilité des collectivités autochtones affectées par l’exploitation minière - modèle d’évaluation globale de la Loi canadienne sur l’évaluation d’impact (2019). Note 16 (French)