Giant Mine Remediation Project

The Giant Mine is an inactive gold mine located within the City of Yellowknife boundary and within the Yellowknives Dene First Nation’s traditional territory and

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Learn about our Community Partners

Our Community Partners Yellowknives Dene First Nation Yellowknives Dene First Nation are descendants of Tetsǫ́t’ıné (“copper or metal people”), the indigenous Chipewyan-related people living around

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Results Are Here!

Results are here! Curious about the latest arsenic testing results from people in Yellowknife, Ndılǫ and Dettah? Check out our 2021 results brochure summarizing what the study

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COVID-19 Restrictions

COVID-19 Restrictions Due to COVID-19 restrictions, travel and in-person community meetings have been cancelled as of March 2020. We are committed to resuming all activities

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Arsenic Series 5

ARSENIC SERIES 5 Transcript The Health Effects Monitoring Program collected toenail clippings from participants because they can show arsenic exposure from up to the past

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Arsenic Series 4

ARSENIC SERIES 4 Transcript The Health Effects Monitoring Program, compared levels of arsenic in participants’ urine and toenails to a set of reference levels. The

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Arsenic Series 3

ARSENIC SERIES 3 Transcript Arsenic trioxide is a very toxic mineral form of arsenic, in the past local bedrock was crushed in smelters during the

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Arsenic Series 2

ARSENIC SERIES 2 Transcript People are routinely exposed to arsenic in food, water, air, and soil because it is found naturally in the environment. Some

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Arsenic Series 1

ARSENIC SERIES 1 Transcript Arsenic is natural and common in the environment. However, through decades of gold mining operations at Giant, Con and Negus mines,

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