Resources

Description: 

The Resource Co-Management Workshop held in Norman Wells, February 7-8, 2017, at the Denis Drolet Community Hall. This event was hosted by the co-management Boards in the Sahtu Region and the Government of the Northwest Territories, with input from Sahtu organizations.

Publication date: 
January 2017
Resource Category: 
Leases, Permits and Fees, Land Use Planning, Environmental and Project Assessment, and Securities
Resource Type: 
Informational materials
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act (MVRMA) Workshop was held on January 12th and 13th 2016 at the Explorer Hotel, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

Publication date: 
June 2016
Resource Category: 
Leases, Permits and Fees, Land Use Planning, Environmental and Project Assessment, and Securities
Resource Type: 
Reports and Studies
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Land Use and Sustainability Framework is a vision document that sets out the GNWT’s thinking about land use in the Northwest Territories. It lays out where we want to go as we transition to our new role as a land owner and responsible land manager. You can read the Land Use and Sustainability Framework online as well.

Publication date: 
February 2014
Resource Category: 
Legislation, Regulations, Policies and Guidelines, Leases, Permits and Fees, Land Use Planning, Public Land Use and Maps, Environmental and Project Assessment, and Securities
Resource Type: 
Frameworks, Strategies, Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Delegates the powers, duties, and functions under the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act to the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, with respect to approvals for water licences on non-federal areas as well as cumulative impact monitoring and environmental audits.

Resource Category: 
Leases, Permits and Fees, Environmental and Project Assessment, and Securities
Resource Type: 
Policies and Legislation
Type of resource: 
File
Resource Category: 
Leases, Permits and Fees, Environmental and Project Assessment, and Securities
Resource Type: 
Policies and Legislation
Type of resource: 
Link
Description: 

GNWT uses the Guidelines for the Closure and Reclamation of Advanced Mineral Exploration and Mine Sites in the Northwest Territories, developed jointly by the federal government and the Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley.

Resource Category: 
Leases, Permits and Fees, Environmental and Project Assessment, and Securities
Resource Type: 
External Links
Type of resource: 
Link
Description: 

Delegates the powers, duties, and functions under the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act to the Minister of Lands, with respect to:

  • securities for land use permits on non-federal lands
  • the designation of inspectors for use of land on non-federal lands
  • receiving and distributing reports from the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board for developments wholly on lands outside a federal area
  • the participation in decisions following environmental assessments and environmental impact reviews for developments wholly on lands outside a federal area
  • the extension of time limits for environmental assessments and environmental impact reviews for developments wholly on lands outside a federal area (other than extensions requiring GIC approval).
Resource Category: 
Leases, Permits and Fees, Environmental and Project Assessment, and Securities
Resource Type: 
Policies and Legislation
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The GNWT has adopted the federal Mine Site Policy for the Northwest Territories on an interim basis.

Resource Category: 
Leases, Permits and Fees, Environmental and Project Assessment, and Securities
Resource Type: 
Policies and Legislation
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

These guidelines describe the four phases of camp development and best practices for development at each stage.

Resource Category: 
Leases, Permits and Fees, Environmental and Project Assessment, and Securities
Resource Type: 
Frameworks, Strategies, Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File