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Łı́ı́dlı̨ı̨ Kų́ę́ First Nation and NorZinc Ltd. Sign Two Impact Benefit Agreements

From left to right – President and CEO Rohan Hazelton of NorZinc Ltd. and Chief Gerald Antoine of Łı́ı́dlı̨ı̨ Kų́ę́ First Nation at the signing ceremony for the two agreements on August 10th, 2021.

On August 10, 2021, Łı́ı́dlı̨ı̨ Kų́ę́ First Nation (LKFN) and NorZinc Ltd. (NZC) signed two Impact Benefit Agreements related to NZC’s proposed Prairie Creek Mine and All-Season Road.

These agreements were negotiated over several years and ensure LKFN and LKFN’s community members will benefit from the project. The agreements include:

  1. Roads Benefits Agreement (RBA): this agreement provides LKFN with compensation and benefits for the new road being built to the Mine.
  2. Letter of Agreement (LOA): this agreement updates a 2011 Agreement for compensation and community benefits for the Mine.

LKFN and NZC remain in negotiations together and with Naha Dehe Dene Band in the development of a third agreement – the Environmental Cooperation Agreement (ECA) – focused on environmental protection and oversight of the project.

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To request more information on these agreements and the benefits they contain, please contact:

Dieter Cazon: 867-695-3131


Trieneke Gastmeier: 416-655-3091