• On March 21, 2014, Premier Bob McLeod announced that the Wek’èezhìi Land and Water Board (WLWB) is the recipient of the 2014 Council of the Federation (COF) Excellence in Water Stewardship Award for the Northwest Territories (NWT).

    The award recognizes outstanding achievement and innovative practice and leadership in the area of water stewardship and is presented to organizations, partnerships, businesses, institutions and communities in each province and territory.

  • The Wek’èezhìi Land and Water Board is excited to welcome Ms. Elissa Berrill to our regulatory team! Elissa studied environmental management in Sweden and recently worked in Vancouver for a Forester and Natural Resource Consultant. She was nominated as the "Most Engaged International Student" and looks forward learning more about the unique and inspiring regulatory dynamics of the north.


  • The Wek’èezhìi Land and Water Board wishes to extend their most sincere thanks to Mark Cliffe-Phillips for his many years of hard work and service. Mark has been with the WLWB since 2007, serving as Executive Director since 2010. Best wishes to Mark as he takes on his new role as Executive Director at the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board. The WLWB looks forward to collaborating with Mark in the future! Effective immediately, media inquiries for the WLWB may be directed to A/Executive Director, Brett Wheler, at 867-765-4590 or