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The Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board's mission is to conduct fair and timely environmental impact assessments in the Mackenzie Valley that protect the environment, including the social, economic and cultural well-being of its residents.

Our mission is to conduct fair and timely environmental impact assessments in the Mackenzie Valley that protect the environment.

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Review Board Releases New Reference Bulletin on government participation in environmental assessment

The Mackenzie Valley Review Board is pleased to announce the release of its latest Reference Bulletin, Government Participation in Environmental Assessment. This Reference Bulletin outlines the Review Board's options to obtain information from governments, and: (a) discusses the important role of government information in the Review Board's environmental impact assessment process; (b) offers good-practice guidance on how government departments can participate to share their information and expertise effectively; and, (c) gives the Review Board's view on how such practices contribute to good government decision-making and promote responsible development in the Mackenzie Valley. 

Thank you to all the individuals who have devoted their time and generously shared their opinion in the development of this Reference Bulletin. For more information on this Reference Bulletin, please reach out to EA@reviewboard.ca

 

Now available: Guideline for an optional pathway for major projects to enter environmental assessment

The Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board is pleased to announce the release of our Guideline for an optional pathway for major projects to enter environmental assessment (the Guideline). The Guideline describes an optional pathway to environmental assessment (EA) for major projects and the information the Review Board needs to consider ordering an EA through this pathway. Note- this file was updated on May 27, 2024 to fix broken links and make minor editorial changes. 

MVH Project Engagement in Norman Wells and Tulita

The Review Board will visit the Tulita District of the Sahtu Region in the week of April 22, 2024. The Government of the Northwest Territories (the developer) will also attend. The Review Board will meet with interested parties, and there will be public Meet & Greet Information Sharing sessions (in Norman Wells and Tulita). See posters for detailed information.

MVRMA Workshop - Fort Simpson, NT

Draft Agenda

Date: March 26th & 27th, 2024

Location: Łı́ı́dlı̨ı̨ Kų́ę́ (Fort Simpson) Recreation Centre

Register here 

The Draft agenda is subject to change. The final agenda will be shared closer to the event