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Current Proceedings: 

  • 2019 Bluenose East Caribou Proceeding – Level 3

On January 14, 2019, the WRRB received the “Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bluenose-East Ɂekwǫ̀ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd 2019-2021” outlining proposed management actions for the Bluenose-East caribou herd in Wek’èezhìı. The WRRB considers any restriction of harvest or component of harvest as the establishment of a Total Allowable Harvest and in such cases is required to hold a public hearing. The WRRB has determined that the proposed management actions are such that the Board must undertake a Level 3 review, as per its Rule for Management Proposals.

 

  • 2019 Bathurst Caribou Proceeding – Level 2

On January 22, 2019, the WRRB received the “Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bathurst Ɂekwǫ̀ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd 2019-2021” outlining proposed management actions for the Bathurst caribou herd in Wek’èezhìı. Following an initial assessment of the Bathurst management proposal, the Board has determined that a Level 2 review is appropriate, as per its Rule for Management Proposals.

Latest Documents

March 7, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 018 - TG and ENR Responses to Information Request No. 2

This is TG and ENR's responses to the WRRB's Round No.2 Information Requests for the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Proceeding.

Information Requests & Responses
March 7, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 017 - ENR & TG to WRRB Re: Deadline Extension for Round No.2 IRs

This is a letter from ENR and TG to the WRRB requesting that the deadline for Round No. 2 Information Requests for the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Proceeding be changed to 5:00 p.m. MDT on Thursday, March 7, 2019.  The WRRB has agreed to the extension request.

Correspondence
March 7, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 019 - TG and ENR to WRRB Re: Submission of Round No.1 and 2 IR Responses

This is a letter from TG and ENR to the WRRB confirming the submission of responses to both Round No. 1 and No. 2 information requests for the 2019 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Proceeding.

Correspondence
March 6, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 015 - WRRB to Parties Re: Supporting Documentation

This is a letter from the WRRB requesting that all Parties review the list of supporting documentation and consent to posting on the public registry for the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Proceeding by no later than 12:00 p.m. MDT on March 11, 2019.  If no response is received, the Board will consider the list acceptable by the Parties.  Posting will occur on March 12, 2019.

Correspondence
March 6, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 016 - WRRB to TG & ENR Re: Documents Requested

This is a letter from the WRRB to TG and ENR requesting that digital copies of the listed references be provided for posting to the public registry for the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Proceeding by no later than 12:00 p.m. MDT on March 11, 2019. 

Correspondence
March 4, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 012 - GNWT to Distribution List Re: Comments on Bluenose-East Management Proposal

This is a letter from the GNWT to a Distribution List requesting written comments on whether the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Management Proposal may have any possible adverse impacts to asserted or established Aboriginal or treaty rights by April 5, 2019.

Correspondence
March 4, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 008 - GNWT to Distribution List Re: Comments on Bathurst Management Proposal

This is a letter from the GNWT to a Distribution List requesting written comments on whether the 2019 Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst caribou) Management Proposal may have any possible adverse impacts to asserted or established Aboriginal or treaty rights by April 5, 2019.

Correspondence
March 4, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 009 - Notice of Revised Public Comment Period

Following receipt of the Minister of ENR’s February 26, 2019 letter, which requests parties on the distribution list to provide written comments on the 2019 Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst caribou) Management Proposal by April 5, 2019, the WRRB has decided to extend its public comment period. Anyone interested in providing comments to the WRRB on the management proposal may do so in writing through email or fax by no later than 5:00 p.m. MDT on April 5, 2019.

General
March 4, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 013 - Notice of Revised Schedule

Following receipt of the Minister of ENR’s February 26, 2019 letter, which requests parties on the distribution list to provide written comments on the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Joint Management Proposal by April 5, 2019, the WRRB has decided to revise its proceeding schedule by requesting that ENR provide a compilation of comments received by it by no later than 12:00 p.m. MDT on April 6, 2019.

General
March 4, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 014 - Revised Work Plan for the Bluenose-East Caribou Herd Management Proposal

This is the WRRB's revised work plan for the Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) herd management proposal.  The purpose of the work plan is to outline the processes and timelines to be followed for the sahtì ekwǫ̀ herd joint management proposal. This work plan is subject to change.

Schedule
February 25, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 010 - WRRB to TG & ENR Re: Information Requests Round No.2

This is a letter from the the WRRB to ENR and TG requesting responses to Round No. 2 Information Requests for the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Joint Management Proposal. The deadline for responses is March 6, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. MDT.

Information Requests & Responses
February 25, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 006 - Alternatives North Submission to 2019 Bathurst Caribou Proposal

This is Alternatives North's submission to the WRRB in response to the GNWT and Tłı̨chǫ Government's "Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bathurst Ekwǫ̀ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd: 2019 – 2021".

Written Submissions
February 25, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 007 - ENR to WRRB re: 2019 Bathurst Caribou Proceeding

This is a letter from the Minister of ENR to the WRRB thanking the Board for its prompt action to initiate the 2019 Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst caribou) Proceeding (Level 2).

Correspondence
February 25, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 011 - Notice of Withdrawal of Intervenor Status

This is the Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board’s Notice of Withdrawal of Intervenor Status by the NWT & Nunavut Chamber of Mines for the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Proceeding.

General
February 18, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 008 - Notice of Decision on Intervenor Status

This is the Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board’s Notice of Decision on Intervenor Status for the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Proceeding. Additionally, the Notice states that Intervenors that would like to issue Information Requests for Round No.2 to another Party may do so.  Information Requests must first be submitted to the WRRB by no later than 12:00 p.m. MDT on February 22, 2019.  All Round No.2 Information Requests will be issued on February 25, 2019, with a deadline for response by no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 6, 2019.

General

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