Impact Benefit Agreement

The LKDFN Impact Benefit & Participation Agreement Implementation Office main role is to ensure the implementation of 3 Agreements. They are with Ekati Diamond Mines(Dominion Diamond Corporation Inc.), Diavik Diamond Mines Inc., and Snap Lake Diamond Project (DeBeers Canada). Each Agreement has a Framework that comprises of these basic matters:

  • Training
  • Employment
  • Business

To ensure the wellness of the employees on and off the mine site, be economically feasible and cost competitive, participate in a regional cumulative effects management program, optimize benefits to LKDFN, to minimize or prevent such environmental impacts and to make reasonable best efforts to address and mitigate unpredicted impacts, and makes best efforts to mitigate the environmental, cultural, economic and spiritual concerns of Lutselk'e' and Kache Dene.