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WLWB holding Diavik public hearing this week

The Wek'èezhìı Land and Water Board is holding a public hearing in Behchokǫ̀ this week regarding Diavik Diamond Mines Inc.'s water licence amendment application. The proposed amendment pertains to the decommissioning of the Diavik project located in Lac de Gras, NT.

The public hearing will provide an opportunity for stakeholders and members of the public to express their views and engage in discussions related to this significant amendment application. The hearing will take place at the Behchokǫ̀ Ko Gocho Centre (Sportsplex) in Behchokǫ̀ on the following dates:

Tuesday, May 30,  9 a.m. to 7 p.m. MT (including evening session) 

Wednesday, May 31,  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. MT

Wednesday, June 1, 2023, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. MT

The hearing will be broadcast on the Tłı̨chǫ Government’s Facebook page and Tłı̨chǫ TV. Please see the full agenda here. The link of the livestream for the event can be viewed here. Anyone who has questions about the hearing or for any of the presenters, please email Ryan Fequet.

Diavik Amendment Application Public Hearing