International Lithium Corp. - Mineral exploration permit

Instrument type: Mineral exploration permit

ERO number
019-5653
Ministry reference number
PR-22-000057
Notice type
Instrument
Act
Mining Act, R.S.O. 1990
Posted by
Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry
Notice stage
Proposal
Proposal posted
Comment period
June 21, 2022 - July 21, 2022 (30 days) Open
Last updated

This consultation closes at 11:59 p.m. on:
July 21, 2022

Proposal summary

The Ministry is proposing to issue a permit to International Lithium Corp. (“the proponent”) to undertake early exploration activities.

Location details

Site location details

The mining activities are located approximately 75 kilometres Southeast of Dryden, Ontario, in Raleigh Lake and Balmoral Lake areas, District of Kenora, Kenora Region.

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Proponent(s)

International Lithium Corp.
400-725 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC
V7Y 1G5
Canada

Proposal details

The proponent has submitted an application to the ministry for an exploration permit as required under the Mining Act for prescribed early exploration activities.

The activities that this permit would allow the proponent to carry out are as follows:

  • mechanized drilling (where the drill weight is greater than 150 kilograms)

Plan activities

  • geophysical survey requiring generator type

The potential disturbance from the activities are described as:

Mechanized Drilling: provides rock samples from below the surface. Testing the samples determines the properties of the soil and rocks, including mineral and metal content. Potential environmental disturbances include (but are not limited to): clearing surface terrain for “drill pads” (small areas cleared for drill rigs and/or helicopters), installing casings (hollow steel pipes called the collar), and pumping water from a sump, nearby lakes, rivers or streams.

Geophysical Survey Requiring Generator Type: the activity consists of line-cutting, using hand tools only. Potential disturbances include clearing out underbrush to establish a grid in order to temporarily lay wire lines used to record geophysical measurements. In light underbrush there is likely little or no brushing. This is a one-time exercise and unless the underbrush is continually cleared, it will typically regenerate within the same or next growing season.

Proponents are required to follow provincial standards for early exploration to minimize the impacts to public health, safety and the environment from early exploration activities described above. You can find the standards in the Activities Information Sheets or on the Ministry website under Mining Act Policies, Standards and Directives (see links in “Related links” section).

This notice is provided to receive comments that can be considered in the decision-making process prior to the issuance of an exploration permit.

An Exploration Permit does not relieve the proponent from compliance with any other requirements that are set out under the Mining Act or any other Act. All activities included in the Exploration Permit proposal must be carried out in compliance with Ontario Regulation 308/12 and the Provincial Standards for Early Exploration. The Exploration Permit duration will be up to 3 years with the possibility of renewal.

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Mineral Development Office (Thunder Bay)
Address

435 James Street South
Suite B002
Thunder Bay, ON
P7E 6E3
Canada

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