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2017-05-29 Marine Protected Areas Workshop

Marine Protected Areas Workshop

This week a workshop has been organized on behalf of the NILCA Boards to provide a clear understanding of the marine protection options in the Nunavik Marine Region.

2017-05-22 CEAA Expert Panel Review Feedback

CEAA Expert Panel Review Feedback

As currently the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act is under review, the engagement process on the Expert Panel Report of the review takes place this week with regional stakeholders and institutes of public governance.

2017-05-12 NMRIRB Summer Meeting

NMRIRB Summer Meeting

The NMRIRB will be having its Summer Meeting this year in June in Kuujjuaq from June 9th to June 11th. Members of the public are invited to attend.

2017-03-01 Nunavut LUP Public Hearing

Nunavut LUP Public Hearing

The Nunavut Planning Commission is hosting the first of a series of Public Hearings on the Nunavut Land Use Plan from March 21st to March 26th in Iqaluit at the Frobisher Inn. Members of the public are invited to attend. The NMRPC will also be presenting at this hearing.

2017-02-28 NIRB SEA

NIRB SEA

The Nunavut Impact Review Board plans to identify the types of oil and gas development activities that could be proposed for Baffin Bay and Davis Strait, evaluate existing information and examine issues associated with possible development types. Part of the NIRB’s fact-finding mission will be to hold public meetings in communities on Baffin Bay and Davis Strait including Resolute Bay, Grise Fiord, Arctic Bay, Pond Inlet, Clyde River, Qikiqtarjuaq, Pangnirtung, Iqaluit, Kimmirut and Cape Dorset. These will be followed by further “public scoping sessions” in Fall 2017 so community members can provide more input and share feedback. The NMRIRB will be closely observing these activities and participating where appropriate.

2016-08-31 NMRIRB Summer Meeting

NMRIRB Summer Meeting

The NMRIRB will be having its Summer Meeting this year in September in Montreal from September 13th to 16th. Members of the public are invited to attend.

2016-06-06 UOM Montreal

UOM Montreal

The NMRPC is completing its final Montreal interviews for the Use and Occupancy Mapping Survey Project at the Makivik Office for the week of June 6th and is seeking respondents that might be in Montreal and missed their chance while the NMRPC UOM teams were visiting their communities. Please contact the Makivik office for an interview slot.

2016-04-14 Marine Protected Areas Project

Marine Protected Areas Project

In conjunction with its current land-use planning activities, the NMRPC is launching its Marine Protected Areas Project by hosting a preliminary Knowledge Exchange Workshop next month in Montreal. For details please contact the office of the NMRPC.

2016-03-09 Dates & Schedules for UOM Verification Tour

Dates & Schedules for UOM Verification Tour

The NMRPC Use and Occupancy Verification Team is on the Hudson Coast. Please come out and share your stories with us, we will be in your communities for the next two weeks. We will be on your radio providing location and times for the verification meetings and the hand-back sessions: Wednesday March 9th in Puvirnituq at 5pm. Thursday March 10th in Inukjuak at 6pm. Friday March 11th in Umiujaq at 6pm. Sunday March 13th in Kuujjuaraapik at 2pm. Monday March 14th in Chisasibi at 5pm. Thursday March 17th in Akulivik at 10 am. Friday March 18th in Ivujivik at 9 am. We hope to see you there!

2016-02-24 UOM - Verification & Handback Tour

UOM - Verification & Handback Tour

The NMRPC will begin conducting a Verification tour in March (9th to 19th) as part of the completion of the Use and Occupancy Mapping Study undertaken in the last four years. Map biographies will be handed back to those who participated from the communities of Ivujivik, Akulivik, Puvirnituq, Inukjuak, Umiujaq, Kuujjuaraapik and Chisasibi.

2016-02-02 Board Meeting

Board Meeting

The bi-annual Board Meeting will be held from February 9th to February 10th in Montreal. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

2015-09-03 Board Meeting

Board Meeting

The bi-annual Board Meeting will be held from September 8th to September 11th in Kuujjuaraapik. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

2015-05-20 Marine Protected Areas Project

Marine Protected Areas Project

The NMRPC has tentatively launched the Marine Protected Areas Project and is currently assembling a Working Group made up of relevant stakeholders and interested parties in order to formulate a Marine Protected Areas strategy. Please contact our office for more information and it you would like to be a part of the process.

2015-01-13 Board Meeting

Board Meeting

The bi-annual Board Meeting will be held from February 11th to February 2th in Montreal. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

2014-11-01 Phase III of the Use & Occupancy Mapping Project

Phase III of the Use & Occupancy Mapping Project

With further funding provided by the Federal Department of Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development Canada (AANDC), the NMRPC is excited to announce the commencement of Phase III of the Use & Occupancy Mapping Project. Phase III will begin in December 2014 and continue until April 2015 and will include an intensive three-month data collection period in which the remaining six communities will complete their land-use and occupancy map surveys. Communities to be visited in Phase III are Ivujivik, Akulivik, Puvirnituq, Inukjuak, Umiujaq, and Kuujjuaraapik. The NMRPC interview team looks forward to being in these communities. For more information please contact the NMRPC office, with details on the Contact page of this site.

2014-08-11 Board Meeting

Board Meeting

The bi-annual Board Meeting will be held in the last week of August in Montreal. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

2014-03-24 Eeyou Marine Region Symposium

Eeyou Marine Region Symposium

The Eeyou Marine Region as part of the implementation of the Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement is hosting a symposium on the science and tradition knowledge available for the EMR. The NILCA boards will be participating in the symposium.

2014-03-11 UOM Verification Tour

UOM Verification Tour

The NMRPC is currently conducting a Verification tour as part of the completion of Part One of the Use and Occupancy Mapping Study undertaken in the last three years. Map biographies will be handed back to those who participated from the communities of Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kuujjuaq, Tasiujaq, Aupaluk, Kangirsuk., Quaqtaq, Kangiqsujuaq, and Salluit.

2014-02-21 Arctic Fibre Inc.'s Submarine Cable Project Screening Decision Report

Arctic Fibre Inc.'s Submarine Cable Project Screening Decision Report

The NMRIRB issued the Screening Decision Report on the Arctic Fibre Inc.'s Submarine Cable Project. The submission is located in the Public Registry and will be available shortly. For any questions and comments please contact the NMRIRB at (819) 964-0888 or via email at info@nmrirb.ca.

2014-02-01 Board Meeting

Board Meeting

The bi-annual Board Meeting will be held in the first week of February in Montreal. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

2013-12-09 Arctic Fibre Inc.'s Submarine Cable Project - Screening Phase

Arctic Fibre Inc.'s Submarine Cable Project - Screening Phase

The NMRIRB is currently screening the Arctic Fibre Inc.'s Submarine Cable Project. The submission is located in the Public Registry and will be available shortly. For any questions and comments please contact the NMRIRB at (819) 964-0888 or via email at info@nmrirb.ca.

2013-10-11 NILCA Environmental Assessment Process Guides

NILCA Environmental Assessment Process Guides

The NMRIRB has established the Environmental (Impact) Assessment Process as mandated through the Nunavik Inuit Land Claims Agreement. The forms and their relevant guides are located in the Public Registry and will be available shortly. For questions and comments please contact the NMRIRB at (819) 964-0888 or via email at info@nmrirb.ca.

2013-08-16 EIS Guidelines for Hopes Advance Bay Project released

EIS Guidelines for Hopes Advance Bay Project released

The NMRIRB released the Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines for Oceanic Iron Ore Corporation's Hopes Advance Bay Project this week. The Guidelines will be posted on the Public Registry shortly. For any questions and comments please contact the NMRIRB at (819) 964-0888 or via email at info@nmrirb.ca.

2013-05-01 COFEX Nord - CRI Consultation Sessions

COFEX Nord - CRI Consultation Sessions

As part of the review of the Port Infrastructure construction in Deception Bay planned by Canadian Royalty Inc., the Federal Environmental and Social Review Panel (the Panel), will hold public consultations in Salluit and Kangiqsujuaq. The Panel’s objective is to collect point of view, concerns and comments from both communities and the information collected will be considered in the preparation of the recommendations to the Federal Administrator. As an organization closely related to the Nunavik Environment Conservation and Management, the NMRIRB has been invited to participate in these public consultation sessions. These sessions are scheduled for May 6th and May 7th in Kangiqsujuaq and Salluit.

2013-02-01 Joint NMRIRB/NMRPC Board Meeting

Joint NMRIRB/NMRPC Board Meeting

The bi-annual Board Meeting will be held in the first week of February in Montreal at the Makivik Main Boardroom. The meeting is held jointly between the members of the NMRPC and the NMRIRB. The meeting agenda can be found under the events sections. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

2013-01-26 Screening Decision Report for Oceanic's Hopes Advance Bay Project Released

Screening Decision Report for Oceanic's Hopes Advance Bay Project Released

The NMRIRB issued the Screening Decision Report regarding the Oceanic Iron Ore Corp's Hopes Advance Bay Project (SDR File No. 0004) today, addressed to the Minister of the Environment. More information on the project can be found under the Screenings section of the Public Registry.

2013-01-18 Screening Phase for CRI's Deception Bay Project Begins

Screening Phase for CRI's Deception Bay Project Begins

Starting today, the NMRIRB is currently screening CRI's Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of Deception Bay Wharf and Sediment Management. The Screening Decision Report will be released to the authorizing agency (Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada) within 45 days. More information on the project can be found under the Screenings section of the Public Registry.

2012-09-07 Screening Phase for Oceanic's Hopes Advance Bay Project Begins

Screening Phase for Oceanic's Hopes Advance Bay Project Begins

Starting today, the NMRIRB is currently screening Oceanic's Description of the Hopes Advance Bay Project. The Screening Decision Report will be released to the authorizing agency (Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency) within 45 days. More information on the project can be found under the Screenings section of the Public Registry.

2012-07-18 NIRB Final Hearings

NIRB Final Hearings

NMRIRB Board members and staff are taking part in the final NIRB public hearings for Baffinland's Mary River Project