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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

August 6, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 017 - 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 Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Proceeding by no later than 12:00 p.m. MDT on August 9, 2019. 

Correspondence
August 1, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 016 - WRRB to TG & ENR Re: Supporting Documentation

This is a letter from the WRRB requesting that TG and ENR review the list of supporting documentation and consent to posting on the public registry for the 2019 Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Proceeding by no later than 12:00 p.m. MDT on August 9, 2019.  If no response is received, the Board will consider the list acceptable.  Posting will occur by August 12, 2019.

Correspondence
July 18, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 015 - Estimates of Breeding Females & Adult Herd Size and Analyses of Demographics for the Bathurst Herd of Barren-Ground Caribou: 2018 Calving Ground Photographic Survey

This report describes the results of a calving ground photo survey of the Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) herd conducted in June of 2018 near Bathurst Inlet in Nunavut (NU). The main objectives were to estimate the numbers of breeding females, adult females, and adults in the herd, to compare with results of previous calving ground surveys of this herd, the last of them in 2015.

Science
June 14, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 014 - WRRB to TG & ENR Re: Adjourn 2019 Bathurst Caribou Proceeding

This is a letter from the WRRB to TG and ENR informing them that the WRRB has adjourned its 2019 Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Herd Proceeding until July 19, 2019 to allow GNWT the time necessary to complete and provide the 2018 Bathurst Caribou Calving Ground Survey Report. 

Correspondence
April 12, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 013 - ENR to WRRB Re: Comments on Bathurst Caribou Management Proposal

This is a letter from ENR to the WRRB providing notification that no written comments were received in response to its February 26, 2019 consultation letter on the Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst caribou) joint management proposal.  

Correspondence
April 5, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 012 - Łutsel K'e Dene First Nation Submission to 2019 Bathurst Caribou Proposal

This is Łutsel K'e Dene First Nation'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
March 14, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 011 - WRRB to NWMB Re: Consultation Requirements for Transboundary Species

This is a letter from the Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board to the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB) informing them of the 2019 Bathurst Caribou Herd Proceeding, and requesting that the NWMB identify whether further consultation on the transboundary species is required prior to the WRRB making its final recommendations.

Correspondence
March 11, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 010 - TG & ENR's Response to the WRRB's Predator Management Recommendations

This is TG and ENR's response to the WRRB's recommendations for predator management actions on the range of the Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst caribou) and Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) herds in Wek’èezhìı.

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 (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
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 (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 6, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 005 - WRRB to ENR & TG Re: Predator Management Recommendations

This is a letter from the WRRB to ENR and TG recommending predator management actions on the range of the Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst caribou) and Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) herds in Wek’èezhìı.

Correspondence
February 4, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 002 - Notice of Proceeding and Public Comment Period

This is the WRRB's notice of a Level 2 review of the Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst caribou) joint management proposal establishing a proceeding with a public comment period and the online public registry. Anyone interested in providing comment on the kokètì ekwǫ̀ management proposal may do so in writing through email or fax by March 15, 2019. 

General
February 4, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 004 - CARC to WRRB Re: Joint Management Proposal for Bathurst Caribou

The Canadian Arctic Resources Committee sent a letter of comments to the WRRB during its initial review period (January 22-29, 2019).

Correspondence

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