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Congratulations to the Tlicho Goverment for the completion of their land use plan!

The Wek'eezhii Land and Water Board family grew by two this summer! Congratulations to Mark and Arlene Cliffe-Phillips on the arrival of Kieran, and to Brett, Kerry, and Toryn Wheler on the arrival of Emma. We are so happy to see everyone happy and healthy.

JessicaThe Board and Staff sincerely thank summer staff Jessica Pacunayen for all of her hard work and positive energy around the Yellowknife office this summer. We wish Jessica all the best in her studies at Quest University this year. Masi cho Jessica!

The Mackenzie Valley, Gwich’in, Sahtu, and Wek’eezhii  Land and Water Boards are pleased to announce the release of several important new policy and guideline documents. These documents were developed by the Standard Procedures and Consistency Working Groups and approved by the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board for application throughout the Mackenzie Valley. The new policies and guidelines will become effective June 1, 2013.

The documents include:

The February Newsletter of the Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley is now available. This edition's content:

             -   MVLWB and National Energy Board Sign Memorandum of Understanding

             -   Sahtu Winter Oil and Gas Activities

             -   Canadian Zinc Prairie Creek Mine Public Hearing

             -   Tlicho Community-Based Fish and Water Monitoring Program

The Land and Water Boards have upgraded their public registries with a new operating platform. The appearance of the registries will be slightly different and subject to change as the sites are fine-tuned, but the content has not changed.  Please update your links to our online registries, and if you have any  questions or concerns about its usability, feel free to contact  MVLWB Information Technology Specialist Rhonda Miller at

The Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley have completed, and are pleased to present, a comprehensive draft policy framework related to community engagement and Board consultation under the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act (MVRMA).

The MVLWB has re-issued its Clarification of Spill Reporting Expectations notice to correct an error in the first bullet of the previous notice.

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