Polar Bear Management Plan for Quebec, the Eeyou Marine Region, and the Nunavik Marine Region

ᐃᓄᓕᒫᓂᒃ ᑐᑭᓯᓂᐊᕐᕕᖃᕐᓂᓴᒥᒃ ᑐᓴᕐᑕᐅᑎᓯᒍᑏᑦ

** Re-opening of the hearing – 2-week period only **

Re-opening of the hearing for a two-week period, from October 31st to November 14th, to review and comment the revisions made to the plan earlier in the public hearing process in summer 2021.

Notice of re-opening of the hearing – Inuktittut / English

Edited Management Plan (revisions are highlighted in yellow) – Inuktittut / English / Français

** ᐅᒃᑯᐃᑕᐅᒋᐊᓪᓚᓂᖏᑦ ᑐᑭᓯᓂᐊᕐᓂᐅᑉ – ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓰᓐᓂ ᒪᕐᕉᓂ ᐅᒃᑯᐃᖓᓚᖓᑦᓱᓂ**

ᐅᒃᑯᐃᑕᐅᒋᐊᓪᓚᓂᖏᑦ ᑐᑭᓯᓂᐊᕐᓃᑦ ᐅᒃᑯᐃᖓᓚᖓᑦᓱᑎᒃ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓰᓐᓂ ᒪᕐᕉᓂ, ᐅᑯᓇᓂ ᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐆᒃᑐᐱᕆ 31 ᑎᑭᓪᓗᒍ ᓅᕕᒻᐱᕆ 14, ᕿᒥᕐᕈᓂᖃᓛᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᑦᓴᒥᓂᓪᓗ ᐊᓪᓚᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᓕᖓᔪᓂᒃ ᐋᕐᕿᒋᐊᕆᒍᑎᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᕈᑎᑕᖑᕐᖃᓚᐅᔪᔪᓂᑦ ᐃᓄᓕᒫᓄᓕᖓᑦᓱᑎᒃ ᑐᑭᓯᓂᐊᕈᑎᐅᓚᐅᔪᔪᑦ 2021 ᐅᐱᕐᖔᖓᓂ.

ᑐᓴᕐᑕᐅᑎᑦᓯᒍᑏᑦ ᐅᒃᑯᐃᑕᐅᒋᐊᓪᓚᕆᐊᖓ ᐃᓄᓕᒫᓂᒃ ᑐᑭᓯᓂᐊᕐᕕᖃᕐᓂᖅ- Inuktittut / English

ᐊᓪᓚᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐋᕐᕿᒋᐊᕐᑕᐅᓂᖏᑦ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᖃᕐᑎᐅᓂᕐᓄᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᕈᑎᓕᐊᖑᒪᔪᓂ (ᐋᕐᕿᒋᐊᕐᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᑕᐅᑦᑐᑕᕐᑕᐅᒪᔪᑦ ᖁᕐᓱᑕᒥᒃ) – Inuktittut / English / Français

Management Plan

Executive Summary – Inuktittut / English / French

Full Plan – English

Appendix A – Inuktittut / English / French

Hearing Information

Notice of Hearing



Guidelines for Public Hearing



Notice is provided on June 28th, 2021, that the Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board (“NMRWB”) and the Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board (“EMRWB”) will be conducting a Joint Written Public Hearing to consider the proposed Quebec, Nunavik Marine Region and Eeyou Marine Region Polar Bear Management Plan (“QC-EMR-NMR Polar Bear Management Plan”) and to determine whether to approve the plan.

The notice of Public Hearing can be found directly below, with the official Public Hearing Guidelines/Rules, and the Management Plan documents. The bottom of the page will contain the information registry, questions for parties, and submissions.

The hearing will be held from June 28th – September 24th, 2021. The NMRWB and EMRWB are accepting written or oral submissions and questions, as well as additional information for the hearing process. The schedule and deadlines for each phase of the hearing are summarized below.

a) Provide additional Information for hearing registry; Requests for official party status.
Deadline for submission: July 9
Posted on website: July 19

b) Boards and parties submit questions (general or to another party).
Deadline for submission: July 30
Posted on website: August 9

c) Answer questions received from other parties.
Deadline for submission: August 27
Posted on website: September 6

d) Final submissions from parties.
Deadline for submission: September 24th
Posted on website: September 27th

Submissions may be sent electronically (preferred) or by fax to the following coordinates:

Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board
[email protected]
P.O. Box 433, Inukjuak (QC) J0M 1M0
Phone: (819) 254-8667
Fax: (819) 254-8816

Contact the staff if you have any questions.

Deadline for final submissions: 5pm on September 24th, 2021


Background Information

Reference Material


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