The Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement (the “Offshore Agreement”) is the result of 10 years of negotiations on the rights and obligations of the Crees and Canada in the offshore area of Eeyou Istchee. This area is known as the Eeyou Marine Region (EMR), or in other words, the area of the offshore that the Crees have traditionally occupied and used.
Notice for the EMR Communities of Waskaganish and Eastmain. We are currently in discussions with the Canadian Wildlife Service to visit the two communities this winter to share the results of the survey and [...]
*FINAL CALL FOR COMMENTS* The Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board (EMRWB) has completed consultations with the Cree communities to obtain feedback regarding research priorities within the Eeyou Marine Region. The Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife [...]
The Eeyou Marine Region Impact Review Board (EMRIRB or the Board) is an Institution of Public Government established by the Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement (EMRLCA) to conduct impact assessment of proposed development [...]
In January 2012, the Federal Minister of the Environment requested that the Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board establish a management regime for polar bears, including a Total Allowable Take for Southern Hudson population that occurs in the Eeyou Marine Region.
January 4, 2017 - Representatives from the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB), the Nunavik Marine Region Impact Review Board (NMRIRB) and the Eeyou Marine Region Impact Review Board (EMRIRB) have recently finalized a Memorandum [...]
The Eeyou Marine Wildlife Board will host a public consultation on its research priorities on November 17, 2016 in Whapmagoostui. Location: Whapmagoostui Sport and Recreation Complex Time: November 17, 2016 at 1:30 pm Everyone is [...]
On June 29 2009, the Negotiator for the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee), Roderick Pachano, the Negotiator for Canada, Guylaine Ross, and the Negotiator for Nunavut, William Mackay, initialled a proposed Agreement between [...]
In collaboration with the Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board (EMRWB), ArcticNet is organizing the 2014 Symposium on Science and Traditional Knowledge in the Eeyou Marine Region to be held in Montreal from 25 to 27 [...]