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The Wek’èezhìi Land and Water Board offices are closed from:

Friday, December 22, 2017 to Monday January 1, 2018. 

Offices will re-open on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

❄ ❆ ❅ Taati eyits’ǫ edàidzęècho nezį naxixè hozį nįdè  ts’įwǫ! ❄ ❆ ❅

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. 

MVRMA Poster

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

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