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The Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley (Mackenzie Valley, Sahtu, Gwich’in, and Wek’eezhii) in collaboration with the Government of the Northwest Territories – Environment and Natural Resources (GNWT-ENR) and the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board (MVEIRB) have drafted Guidelines for Aquatic Effects Monitoring Programs.

 We invite reviewers to provide comments and suggestions to both improve the Guidelines as well as the current regulatory practices for AEMPs. See the Guidelines on our Online Review System, and submit your comments before February 28, 2018

Issued: 11/12/2017


 

Good day everyone,

You're invited to welcome the Holidays and the New Year at the Wek’èezhìi Land and Water Board’s Annual Open House between 3pm and 6pm on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Wek’èezhìi Land and Water Board Yellowknife Office. 

 

Masi, and hope to see you all there! 

Issued: 04/12/2017


 

Please be advised that the new Guidelines for Closure and Reclamation Cost Estimates for Mines is now available for staff and public use.

These Guidelines will outline the process for setting security and the expectations of proponents when submitting closure cost estimates.

Please be advised that the new Guidelines for Closure and Reclamation Cost Estimates for Mines is now available for staff and public use.

These Guidelines will outline the process for setting security and the expectations of proponents when submitting closure cost estimates.

The Wek’èezhìi Land and Water Board would like to welcome Ms. Kassandra DeFrancis and Ms. Anita Ogaa as Regulatory Specialists. Both Kassandra and Anita bring their regulatory experiences from consulting backgrounds to the Wek’èezhìi  team. 

Save the date! The Mackenzie Valley Review Board, the Land and Water Boards, and the Government of the Northwest Territories are pleased to present a Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act Workshop. 

WHEN: Tuesday & Wednesday, February 13-14, 2018

WHAT: A workshop on follow-up, monitoring, and compliance of development projects in the Mackenzie Valley. 

WHERE: Explorer Hotel, Yellowknife, NT. 

Please be advised that the final version of the Guideline for Effluent Mixing Zones is now available for staff and public use.

This updated Guideline will improve clarity for applicants and other parties with respect to water licensing decisions related to effluent discharge and the use of mixing zones.

The Guideline is posted on the Policies and Guidelines page (within “Resources” menu item) and is available for download.

Career Opportunity - Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board

Job Title: Regulatory Manager 

Location: Yellowknife, NT 

Term/Remuneration: Full-time, permanent position (term position may be considered) 

Application Deadline: September 29, 2017

The Wek’èezhìi Land and Water Board is seeking an energetic and highly organized individual to conduct reviews and assessments of major applications for land and water use in the Wek’èezhìi Region. This challenging opportunity includes a competitive compensation and benefits package. Interested candidates are invited to apply in confidence by September 15, 2017.

Please refer to the job posting attached for further details.

The Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board (MVEIRB) is holding a technical session for the Tlicho All-Season Road Project (Environmental Assessment 1617-01) on August 15 & 16, 2017 in Behchoko, NT. If required, MVEIRB will hold an additional day of technical session on Thursday, August 17. Parties and their technical advisors are strongly encouraged to attend the technical session in person. 

The purpose of the technical session is for parties to discuss technical issues with the developer in a face-to-face setting, in order to clearly understand and, where possible, resolve issues. The technical session also facilitates identification of the outstanding issues to focus on during the remainder of the Environmental Assessment. Please see the Review Board website at www.reviewboard.ca for the agenda and additional details.

Issued: 07/31/2017


 

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