The latest map of what oil and gas exploration activities have been happening in the Sahtu has been uploaded to our website. This new map covers the period from 2009-2014. If you have any questions about this map or any of these oil and gas projects please contact our office. The map series is located under the Resources tab, then Presentations and Maps, or click here.
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada and the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board Release Guidelines for Closure and Reclamation of Advanced Mineral Exploration and Mine Sites in the Northwest Territories
The Sahtu Land Use Plan has been approved and is effective as of August 8, 2013. The Sahtu Land and Water Board will work closely with the Sahtu Land Use Planning Board to ensure all future developments conform with the Plan. To view the plan go to the Sahtu Land Use Planning Board website.
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
- External Initiatives Update
- Working Groups Update
- Licence and Permit Activity Report
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
In response to the Federal Government’s Action Plan on the Northern Regulatory System, the Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley have prepared a position paper on this important issue.