The Land and Water Boards have received the NWT Supreme Court’s injunction decision, halting the implementation of a restructured land and water Board in the Mackenzie Valley. The LWB’s will continue to operate in accordance with the existing legislation. Staff remain in place in all existing Board locations, and clients will see no interruption to proceedings as a result of the ruling.
The trustees of the SLW Education Trust are soliciting residents of the Sahtu to apply for funding/bursary for continuing education in a post-secondary program related to Resource Management.
Application forms can be found on the SLWB website or by contacting Karen Caesar at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (867) 598-2413 Ext. 228.
Application deadline is February 28, 2015 at 5pm.
The Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley are pleased to announce that our Engagement Guidelines for Applicants and Holders of Water Licences and Land Use Permits have been updated to improve clarity for applicants and other parties with respect to requirements for pre-application engagement. Please view the document here which can also be found under the ‘Resources’ tab along with the Boards’ other policies and guidelines.
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:
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.