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Gunnar Mine Remediation (voted)

General information
Name of transfer payment program Gunnar Mine Remediation (previously called “Canada- Saskatchewan Memorandum of Agreement on Legacy Uranium Mines (Gunnar and Lorado Uranium Mines)”) (voted)
Start date 31-Mar-07
End date* 31-Mar-56
Type of transfer payment Contribution
Type of appropriation Estimates
Fiscal year for terms and conditions 2005-06
Link to department’s Program Inventory Electricity Resources
Description To advance the decommissioning of legacy uranium mine and mill tailings in the Province of Saskatchewan according to current regulatory standards. To provide financial contributions to the Government of Saskatchewan for it to undertake decommissioning activities at the Gunnar uranium mine site.  This program does not contain any repayable contributions.
Expected results Over the 2018-19 to 2020–21 period, we expect Saskatchewan to obtain regulatory approval for its decommissioning plans and begin implementing those plans. Federal funding is tied to milestones and eligible expenditures specified in the Memorandum of Agreement for the Project and is established under the terms and conditions approved by Treasury Board.
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2011-2012
Decision following the results of last evaluation Continuation
Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation 2021-2022
General targeted recipient groups Province of Saskatchewan
Initiatives to engage applicants and recipients Quarterly meetings between NRCan and Saskatchewan Ministry of the Economy officials to discuss progress on the Project.

*This date relates to the expiry date of the program policy authority which may be different from the actual funding end date.

Planning information (dollars)
Type of transfer payment 2017-18 Forecast spending 2018-2019  Planned spending 2019-20  Planned spending 2020-21  Planned
Total grants 0 0 0 0
Total contributions 0 $9,335,000 $396,000 $396,000
Total other types of transfer payments 0 0 0 0
Total program 0 $9,335,000 $396,000 $396,000


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