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Diavik Project Communities Group Advisory Board

Category: Organisation
Date: 1 January 1999
Sub Category:Representative Body
Location:Northwest Territories, Canada
Summary Information:
The Diavik Project Communities Group Advisory Board was established as part of the Diavik Diamonds Project Socio-Economic Monitoring Agreement. The Board is made up of representatives from the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT), Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. (DDMI), Dogrib Treaty 11 Council, Yellowknives Dene Band, Lutsel K'e Dene Band, Kitikmeot Inuit Association, and North Slave Metis Alliance.
Detailed Information:
The role of the Advisory Board will be to:
(a) provide comment, recommendations and advice to the communities, Aboriginal Authorities, GNWT, and DDMI;
(b) to access information relating to employment, training, environment, safety, education, business opportunities, transportation and other related matters that may affect the communities;
(c) to monitor, review, and make recommendations on:
- employment;
- training;
- the business opportunity strategy implemented by DDMI;
- the Employee and Family Assistance Program implemented by DDMI for the benefit of all its employees;
- the fulfilment of commitments by the Parties under this Agreement; and
- other socio-economic issues which are addressed in this Agreement;
(d) to provide opportunities for public participation and involvement;
(e) to monitor the mitigation measures and commitments in each area through:
- reviewing monitoring reports under the Agreement;
- doing inspections on site from time to time;
- interviewing employees;
- considering impacts on communities;
- reviewing reports submitted by DDMI to regulatory authorities; and
(f) to make recommendations to communities, Aboriginal Authorities, DDMI, and the GNWT respecting adaptive mitigation measures for achieving the purposes and commitments of the Socio-Economic Monitoring Agreement.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Diavik Diamonds Project Environmental Agreement
  • Diavik Diamonds Project Socio-Economic Monitoring Agreement - Requirement
  • Yellowknives Kwe K'a Ndi Participation Agreement with Diavik Diamond Mines Inc.
  • North Slave Metis Alliance Participation Agreement with Diavik Diamond Mines Inc.
  • Kitikmeot Inuit Association Participation Agreement with Diavik Diamond Mines Inc.
  • Lutsel K'e Dene Band Participation Agreement with Diavik Diamond Mines Inc.
  • Dogrib Treaty 11 Council Participation Agreement with Diavik Diamond Mines Inc.
  • Organisation
  • Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. - Member
  • Aber Diamond Mines Ltd.
  • Yellowknives Dene First Nation - Member
  • North Slave Metis Alliance - Member
  • Kitikmeot Inuit Association - Member
  • Lutsel K'e Dene Band - Member
  • Dogrib Treaty 11 Council - Member
  • Environmental Monitoring Advisory Board for the Diavik Diamond Mine
  • Event
  • Diavik Diamonds Project - Requirement

  • References

    Resource
    Diavik Diamond Mines Inc (1999) Diavik Diamonds Project Socio-Economic Monitoring Agreement

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