(i) This fundamentally flawed review process is a collaboration between the federal and provincial governments and the mining proponent to:

  • completely destroy Amazay Lake (also known as Duncan Lake) as a viable freshwater ecosystem by turning it into a mine waste disposal site;
  • solely to for the sake of economic convenience, provide rationale to the mining proponent and its shareholders for their preferred option for mine waste management (and the only alternative presented);
  • run roughshod over the First Nations peoples’ constitutionally recognized and affirmed Aboriginal title and rights to Amazay Lake and the surrounding area, including downstream.