News & Events

14 Jun, 2019

Consultation on Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife research priorities

2019-06-14T17:20:32+00:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

*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 Board (EMRWB), a co-management body created under the Offshore Agreement, solicits the opinion of the Cree of Eeyou Istchee regarding [...]

5 Dec, 2018

EMRIRB’S New Public Guidance Booklets

2018-12-05T23:41:09+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 projects in the Eeyou Marine Region. The EMRIRB has recently established a formal approach to the impact assessment process by [...]

29 Aug, 2017

Polar Bear Management – Public Consultation in Chisasibi

2018-05-16T01:44:50+00:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

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.

4 Jan, 2017

Press Release: Nunavut Impact Review Board, Nunavik Marine Region Impact Review Board and Eeyou Marine Region Impact Review Board sign memorandum of understanding

2018-05-04T18:59:35+00:00January 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 of Understanding (MOU) intended to guide the continued cooperation and mutual support between the Boards in the coming years. As [...]

12 May, 2016

Public consultations on research prioritization in the Eeyou Marine Region

2018-05-04T19:01:32+00:00May 12th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 welcome. The Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board (EMRWB) will conduct public consultations in the five Cree coastal communities [...]

1 Mar, 2016

Cree Offshore Agreement Referendum

2018-05-04T19:02:27+00:00March 1st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada concerning the Eeyou Marine Region (the [...]

25 Mar, 2014

Eeyou Marine Symposium

2018-05-04T19:08:38+00:00March 25th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 March 2014. Final Report   Final Report Program   Short program   Full program (with abstracts) The major goal of the symposium is [...]