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Witch Lake Claim Staking (148540)
Proposal Status: Conformity Determination Issued
Project Overview
Type of application: New
Proponent name: Mr. William Ernest Brereton
Company: MPH Consulting Limited
Start Date: 2017-04-05
End Date: 2017-05-31
Operation Type: Annual
Project Description:
Four claims to be staked in 65H15, IOL AR-29
Persons: 2
Days: 1
Project Map
List of all project geometries:
ID Geometry Location Name
2423 polygon Witch Lake Claim Staking
Planning Regions:
Affected Areas and Land Types
Inuit Owned Surface Lands
Settlement Area
Keewatin Planning Region
Project Land Use and Authorizations
Project Land Use
Licensing Agencies
Other Licensing Requirements
Class I Land Use Permit
Material Use
Type Quantity Size Use
helicopter 1 bell 206LR ferry stakers from Arviat to site and back
Fuel Use
Type Container(s) Capacity UOM Use
Aviation fuel 2 45 Gallons helicopter fuel
Hazardous Material and Chemical Use
Type Container(s) Capacity UOM Use
none 0 0 Liters not applicable
Water Consumption
Daily Amount (m3) Retrieval Method Retrieval Location
0 not applicable not applicable
Waste and Impacts
Environmental Impacts
no environmental impact
Waste Management
Waste Type Quantity Generated Treatement Method Disposal Method
Other not applicable not applicable not applicable
Category: Application form attachment - Project description
Recieved: 2017-04-05
Originator: Paul Sobie
Public Registry ID: 12363
Document Size: 171.21 Kb
Category: Application related document - Conformity Determination Letter
Recieved: 2017-04-10
Originator: Peter Scholz
Public Registry ID: 12405
Document Size: 470.36 Kb
2017-04-05 12:17:20, from: Peter Scholz
 Please explain what portion of this project is to occur within municipal boundaries. thank you

2017-04-05 13:36:36, from: William Ernest Brereton
 No portion of this project will be within municipal boundaries

2017-04-06 09:52:37, from: Peter Scholz
 Please amend your questionnaire, as it says part of your project will be on municipal lands

2017-04-07 08:39:24, from: William Ernest Brereton
 The proposed claim block is 150km NW of Arviat - how can it be on municipal lands? The questionnaire doesn't seem to be amendable - and it is automatically saying that the claims are on municipal lands

2017-04-10 10:11:55, from: Peter Scholz
 Before proceeding with this application, you may wish to contact Kivalliq Inuit Association. They may have a moratorium on all mineral development in this area.


Environmental Protection:
s2.4.9: The applicant undertakes to prevent any new occurances of pollution, garbage and contamination at the site of the development.

Removal of Fuel Drums:
s2.4.9: The applicant undertakes to remove all drums safely from the site and dispose of the drums in a safe manner.

New Site Restoration and Clean Up:
s2.4.15 and Appendix 2,s1: The applicant undertakes to clean up the site and restore the site to its natural condition to the greatest extent possible.

Old Site Restoration and Clean Up:
s3.13.2: The applicant undertakes to clean up the site and restore the site to its original condition to the greatest extent possible, including any work required due to the applicant's action prior to this application.

Low Level Air Flights:
s5.4.4 and Apendix 2, s3: Will the applicant avoid low-level flights?

Caribou Protection Measures:
s2.4.6 and Appendix 3: Will the applicant comply with the Caribou Protection Measures outlined in section 2.4.6 and in Appendix 3?

Caribou Water Crossings:
Will the applicant avoid, between May 15 and September 1, to construct any camp, cache any fuel or conduct s2.4.6 and map: any blasting within 10 km of any Designated Caribou Water Crossing identified

Reporting of Archaeological Sites:
s4.4.3 and Appendix 3, s2 and s8: Will the applicant immediately report the discovery of all suspected archaeological sites to the Government of Nunavut?

Game Sanctuary:
s2.4.1: Is the project proposal located, in whole or in part, within the Thelon Game sanctuary?

Bird Sanctuary:
s2.4.1: Is the project proposal located, in whole or in part, within the Mc Connell River Migratory Bird Sanctuary, the Harry Gibbons Migratory Bird Sanctuary or, the East Bay Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Southern Southampton Island and Coats Island:
s3.4.5: Is the project proposal located, in whole or in part, in southern Southampton Island and Coats Island?
If yes, does the project proposal involve hydrocarbon exploration?
Municipal Lands:
s1.4.3: Is the project located, in whole or in part, within municipal boundaries?


New Land Use:
Does the project proposal involve a new type of land use never engaged in before in the region?

Code of Good Conduct for Land Users:
Appendix 2: The applicant undertakes to adhere to the Code of Good Conduct at all times.