Minto Mine TEK and SIA

Yukon Territory, Canada

Minto Explorations Ltd. is working to expand the existing open pit Minto Mine to extend the mine life through development of new surface and underground mining areas. The Mine is located on Selkirk First Nation (SFN) Category A Settlement Lands.

Klohn Crippen Berger was retained to carry out the traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) and socio-economic impact assessment (SIA) studies, in support of the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board Application.


  • Study planning
    • Traditional knowledge protocol
    • Informed consent forms
  • Communications materials
    • Newsletters
    • Letters
    • Presentations
  • Information sharing
    • Workshops
    • Interviews
    • Focus groups
    • Site visits (e.g., fishing camps, former villages)
    • Community meetings
    • Tri-partite Working Group (i.e., Minto, SFN, Yukon)
  • Capacity building
    • Project SFN Community – researcher
  • Socio-economic baseline, impact assessment, mitigation and   management
  • Reporting
    • Traditional Knowledge Community Report
    • Socio-economic Impact Assessment Report
    • Input to YESAB application
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