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About the NMRPC

The Nunavik Marine Region Planning Commission mandate is to develop planning policies and priorities for the Nunavik Marine Region (NMR). The primary purpose of land use planning in the NMR is to protect and promote the existing and future well being of those persons and communities resident in or using the NMR taking into account the interests of all Canadians. Special attention is devoted to protecting and promoting the existing and future well-being of the Nunavik Inuit and Nunavik Inuit Lands.


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2016-04-14
Marine Protected Areas Project

Marine Protected Areas Project

In conjunction with its current land-use planning activities, the NMRPC is launching its Marine Protected Areas Project by hosting a preliminary Knowledge Exchange Workshop next month in Montreal. For details please contact the office of the NMRPC.

2016-03-09
Dates & Schedules for UOM Verification Tour

Dates & Schedules for UOM Verification Tour

The NMRPC Use and Occupancy Verification Team is on the Hudson Coast. Please come out and share your stories with us, we will be in your communities for the next two weeks. We will be on your radio providing location and times for the verification meetings and the hand-back sessions: Wednesday March 9th in Puvirnituq at 5pm. Thursday March 10th in Inukjuak at 6pm. Friday March 11th in Umiujaq at 6pm. Sunday March 13th in Kuujjuaraapik at 2pm. Monday March 14th in Chisasibi at 5pm. Thursday March 17th in Akulivik at 10 am. Friday March 18th in Ivujivik at 9 am. We hope to see you there!

2016-02-24
UOM - Verification & Handback Tour

UOM - Verification & Handback Tour

The NMRPC will begin conducting a Verification tour in March (9th to 19th) as part of the completion of the Use and Occupancy Mapping Study undertaken in the last four years. Map biographies will be handed back to those who participated from the communities of Ivujivik, Akulivik, Puvirnituq, Inukjuak, Umiujaq, Kuujjuaraapik and Chisasibi.

2016-02-02
Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

The bi-annual Commission Meeting will be held from February 11th to February 12th in Montreal. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

2015-09-03
Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

The bi-annual Commission Meeting will be held from September 8th to September 11th in Kuujjuaraapik. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

2015-06-10
Nunavut Draft Land Use Plan

Nunavut Draft Land Use Plan

The NMRPC is currently participating in the the Technical Review of the Nunavut Draft Land Use Plan as it pertains to the Areas of Equal Use and Occupancy as well as the rest of the NMR. For questions and comments about the process please contact our office.

2015-05-20
Marine Protected Areas Project

Marine Protected Areas Project

The NMRPC has tentatively launched the Marine Protected Areas Project and is currently assembling a Working Group made up of relevant stakeholders and interested parties in order to formulate a Marine Protected Areas strategy. Please contact our office for more information and it you would like to be a part of the process.


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