Consideration for reclassification of designation for the Red Knot under the Species at Risk Act (SARA)


Question period: from October 19 to November 02

Answer period: from November 02 to November 09

Closing Period: from November 09 to November 16

Hearing Information

Information & Support Session *PENDING*

Notice is provided on October 19, 2022, that the Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board (“NMRWB”) will be conducting a Written Public Hearing to consider the listings of Red Knot rufa subspecies from three different wintering populations under the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA).

The bottom of this page will contain the information registry, the questions for parties, and the answers / final submissions.

The hearing will be held from October 19 – November 16, 2022. The NMRWB is 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) Opening Period:
– Parties can provide additional Information for hearing registry;
– Requests can be made for official party status.

Deadline for submissions: November 02
Posted on website: November 04

b) Question Period:
– Boards submit questions for parties;
 – Parties submit questions for other Parties;
– Information and support session to take any questions and help with submissions.

Date of Information and support session: November 07
Deadline for submissions: November 02
Posted on website: November 04

c) Answer Period:
– Parties provide answer to questions posed to them in the question period;

Deadline for submissions: November 09
Posted on website: November 11

d) Closing Period:
– Parties may provide closing statements for consideration by the Boards in decision-making;

Deadline for submissions: November 16
Posted on website: November 18

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 November 16, 2022


Hearing Registry – Additional Information

Government-provided documents:

  • COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Red Knot – English
  • Fact Sheet from the COSEWIC Executive Summary – split by wintering population:



Final Submissions