Since 2008, Alexco and NND have a Comprehensive Cooperation and Benefits Agreement (the “Agreement”) that sets out the terms of Alexco’s remediation, mineral exploration, and development and mining at Keno Hill. It is under the terms of this agreement that Alexco and NND have established a long-term relationship honoring the principles of economic sustainability, environmental stewardship and self determination of NND in respect to the NND Lands and its resources.

Alexco is commited to:

Maintaining a cooperative and respectful long-term relationship with the NND

Mitigating adverse impacts of its activities at Keno Hill

Providing business and employment opportunities related to Keno Hill’s development and operation to NND citizens and businesses in order to promote their economic self-reliance

Establishing a role for NND in the assessment, permitting and environmental monitoring of Keno Hill and the promotion of environmental stewardship

Setting out financial provisions to enable NND to participate in the opportunities and benefits related to Keno Hill’s development and operation

Establishing a role for NND in the assessment, permitting and environmental monitoring of Keno Hill and the promotion of environmental stewardship

We are committed to providing employment and training opportunities to NND citizens and Yukon residents. A strong Yukon workforce benefits us all.

We are working in the traditional territory of the FNNND. NND citizens and partners have long been part of the mining industry. Our CCBA sets out many of the basic values of our working relationship. As part of this agreement, Alexco established a legacy fund to support local projects, scholarship contributions to NND citizens to support education, and training opportunies to bring new skills.