Name of the project /

Nunavik Nickel Project - Tailing management at the Expo Mine

Nunavik Nickel Project - Tailing management at the Expo Mine
Proponent /
Canadian Royalties Inc.
Expected date of construction /
2022 - 2024
Community /
Location /
Latitude 61° 33’ 19.75’’ Longitude 73° 26’ 57.44’’

Affected area

The project is located approximately 80 km west of Kangiqsujuaq, 140 km southeast of Salluit and approximately 20 km south of Katinniq. The mining complex is located north of the Pingualuit National Park.

Step of the procedure /

Project submission
Decision and authorization


This request to amend the certificate of authorization covers the modification of the planned tailings management plan in the operations phase of the project to allow additional tailings to be deposited in the Expo pit.
The Expo pit is approximately 930 m long in the east to west direction and approximately 380 m wide in the north to south direction. The pit bottom elevation is approximately at 460 m while the lowest elevation along the pit rim is at 535.4 m.


2022 - 2024