Summary report for the Dec. 6 workshop on the Guidelines for Major Projects to go Directly to EA. Note that the deadline for comments on the Guideline on the ORS has been extended to January 31.
On Dec. 6, 2022, the Review Board hosted a workshop in Yellowknife, NT, to review the revised draft guideline with interested parties. Review Board staff lead participants through this presentation in the morning. The rest of the day was breakout groups. A summary report of the workshop will be posted when available.
2022 Informational Brochure - Draft Guideline for Major Projects to Go Directly to Environmental Assessment (1.31 MB)
This informational brochure provides a summary of the draft Guideline which describes an optional, direct pathway to environmental assessment (EA) for major projects and the information developers must provide for Review Board to consider ordering a project directly to EA.
This guideline describes the process and information requirements for a developer to request an environmental assessment.
This informational brochure provides a summary of the EA Initiation Guidelines initiative, the goals, and the expected benefits to participants in the MVEIRB's EA process.
This is the cover letter for the draft EA Initiation Guidelines for Developers of Major Project's (draft Guidelines) public engagement and review period. This document contains guidance on how to review and provide comments on the draft Guidelines.
The Review Board is developing the draft Environmental Assessment Initiation Guidelines for Developers of Major Projects (draft Guidelines) to describe the information needed to begin an environmental assessment (EA). Once fully developed, the guidelines will set clear expectations for the type of information and level of detail that the Review Board requires from developers to begin an EA.
This document is the current draft of the guidelines, available for public review and comment. Please refer to the draft Guidelines cover letter if you would like to comment on the draft Guidelines through the Review Board's Online Review System.
On June 20, 2018 the Review Board hosted a workshop in Yellowknife, NT to discuss the concept and prospective content of EA initiation guidelines with parties. Review Board staff led workshop participants through this presentation which discusses the concept and rationale behind the EA initiation guidelines initiative, and proposed content themes for draft EA Initiation Guidelines.
On June 20, 2018 the Review Board hosted a workshop in Yellowknife, NT to discuss the concept and prospective content of EA initiation guidelines with parties. The workshop included presentations from Review Board staff, four facilitated breakout group discussions, and plenary discussions. This report summarizes the content presented during the workshop, and the feedback that was received throughout the day.
The Review Board would like to develop draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Initiation Guidelines (draft Guidelines) to describe the information needed to begin an EA.This paper discusses the concept of EA initiation guidelines, the rationale for the Board's development of the draft Guidelines, and presents the proposed draft Guidelines development schedule. The schedule includes a workshop with parties to discuss the concept of EA initiation guidelines and prospective content, and a public review period once draft Guidelines are finalized.