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A few words about us

The NMRWB is the main instrument of wildlife management in the Nunavik Marine Region. The NMRWB aims to consider both western science and traditional Inuit knowledge, or Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ) when making wildlife management decisions.

The NMRWB is an institution of public government that was created and operates under the Nunavik Inuit Land Claim Agreement (NILCA).

The Nunavik Inuit Land Claim Agreement

The Governments of Canada and Nunavut and Makivik Corporation, an organization that represents about 10,000 Inuit in Nunavik, signed the Nunavik Inuit Land Claims Agreement (NILCA; read more in the About the Board section) on December 1, 2006. It came into effect on July 10, 2007. The NILCA addresses the use, management and ownership of Nunavut land and resources in James Bay, Hudson Bay, Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay, as well as a portion of northern Labrador and an offshore area adjacent to Labrador.

Upcoming events

  • The next Regular Board Meeting will be held in Montréal, Qc. from December 6th-8th, 2018.
  • The NMRWB in partnership with ArcticNet and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) offer the chance to two students from Nunavik to attend the 2018 ArcticNet Conference in Ottawa, ON from December 10-14. Students 16 years old or over interested by this opportunity may apply before 5pm on November 9th, 2018. Click here for more information.
  • The NMRWB Wildlife Liaison and a RCGT accountant held workshops in Inukjuak, Salluit, and Kuujjuaq from March 5th to 9th, 2018 to provide training on administration for the LNUKs of all 14 communities.

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