Resources

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Help us collect fish samples! The Government of the Northwest Territories, in partnership with the Government of Canada, is studying the extent of contamination in the environment from former mining operations around Yellowknife. 

Aidez-nous à recueillir des échantillons de poissons! Le gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest, en collaboration avec le gouvernement du Canada, réalise des études pour déterminer l’étendue de la contamination laissée par les activités minières à proximité de Yellowknife.

 

Publication date: 
June 2018
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Hunting, trapping and harvesting, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File
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The Mining RECLAIM Model has been developed to assist the GNWT, the Land and/or Water Boards, and other stakeholders (typically proponents) to estimate closure and reclamation costs at mines and advanced mineral explorations projects in the Northwest Territories (NWT). This User Manual includes descriptions of:

  • Considerations for closure cost estimates in northern settings (Section 2);
  • How different parties may approach the cost estimate for a given site (Section 3); and
  • The RECLAIM Model and guidance on how to use it (Section 4 and 5).
Publication date: 
November 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Water
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Oil and Gas RECLAIM Model has been developed to assist the GNWT, the Land and/or Water Boards, and other stakeholders (typically proponents) to estimate closure and reclamation costs at oil and gas exploration and production-sites in the Northwest Territories (NWT). This User Manual includes descriptions of:

  • Considerations for closure cost estimates in northern settings (Section 2);
  • How different parties may approach the cost estimate for a given site (Section 3); and
  • The RECLAIM Model and guidance on how to use it (Section 4 and 5).
Publication date: 
November 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Water
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Questions and Answers - Arsenic Monitoring in the Yellowknife Area

Publication date: 
July 2017
Resource Category: 
Air quality, Contaminants and recycling, Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Fact sheet about legacy arsenic monitoring in the Yellowknife area.

Publication date: 
May 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

State of the Knowledge of the Slave River and Slave River Delta
A Component of the Vulnerability Assessment of the Slave River and Delta
Final Report: April 2016
Prepared for the Slave River and Delta Partnership
Jennifer Dagg
The Pembina Institute
With input and updates by:

Publication date: 
January 2016
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Vulnerability Assessment of the Slave River and Delta
Summary report for the Community Workshop convened in Fort Smith, January 24–26, 2012
Prepared for the Slave River and Delta Partnership
Final Report: April 2016
Prepared by Jennifer Dagg
The Pembina Institute
With input from the GNWT

Publication date: 
January 2012
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

organochlorine pesticides fact sheet

Publication date: 
March 2010
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Water
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

West Kitikmeot Slave Study: Northern Hard Rock Mining: Effects on Riparian Zones and Passive Biological Treatment of Impacted Waters (January 2006)

Publication date: 
January 2006
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Evaporation Calculations at the Salmita-Tundra Mine Site, 1993 to 2004

Publication date: 
January 2004
Resource Category: 
Climate change, Contaminants and recycling, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Drilling Mud Sumps in the Mackenzie Delta Region Construction, Abandonment and Past Performance 2002

Publication date: 
January 2002
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Annual Report to the West Kitikmeot Slave Study Society: Investigation of Aquatic Impacts of On-Ice Exploratory Diamond Drilling:
May 15, 2000
Submitted by Anne Wilson

Publication date: 
May 2000
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Annual Report to the West Kitikmeot Slave Study Society: Investigation of Aquatic Impacts of On-Ice Exploratory Diamond Drilling:
May 15, 1999
Submitted by Anne Wilson

Publication date: 
May 1999
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Annual Report to the West Kitikmeot Slave Study: Investigation of Aquatic Impacts of On-Ice Exploratory Diamond Drilling: Data Report for the Water Quality Component
May 19, 1998
Submitted by Anne Wilson

Publication date: 
May 1998
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Report to the West Kitikmeot Slave Study Society: Investigation of Aquatic Impacts of On-Ice Exploratory Diamond Drilling Preliminary Data Report
(Anne Wilson - Aug. 24, 1997)

Publication date: 
August 1997
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File

Fish Health Study PAHs (pdf/4.1 MB)

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Fish Health Study PAHs

Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Research and data, Water, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Studies
Type of resource: 
File

Fish Health Study PAHs (pdf/4.1 MB)

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Fish Health Study Biomarker

Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Research and data, Water, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

oxidation reduction potential

Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Water
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

healthy fish healthy ecosystems

Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Water, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Fish Health Study Metals Oilsands

Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Research and data, Water, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Studies
Type of resource: 
File

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