The NWSRTA, which creates the Nunavut Water Board ("NWB") as a separate body from the NPC and NIRB
to review and license water use and refuse dumping in the NSA, also potentially conflicts with Canada's federal regulations and permitting of mineral rights.
The range of projects that are subject to NIRB
scrutiny can be appreciated by a quick scan of the list of screenings conducted; see <ftp.
held public hearings to review the project from January 30 to February 3, 2006.
Cumberland advanced to the final stages of permitting by submitting the FEIS to the NIRB
in November 2005.
recommendation was forwarded to the Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada in February 2004 for federal approval.
We appreciate the very thorough review conducted by the NIRB
and the support shown for the project by the local communities and Inuit organizations.
Final Report provides an analysis of the proceedings of the Final Hearing, and outlines terms and conditions with respect to the NIRB
's recommendation of approval for the Jericho Diamond Project.
approval comes after a period of review as established under Article 12 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.
has scheduled final hearings commencing March 27th, 2006.
It is anticipated that the NIRB
recommendations regarding Tahera's Jericho Diamond Project will be announced within 30 days.
Miramar filed a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Doris North Project with NIRB
on October 31, 2005.
has indicated that the Final Hearing will be conducted in the Nunavut communities of Cambridge Bay, Kugluktuk, and Gjoa Haven.