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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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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.

2015-01-14
Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

The bi-annual Commission Meeting will be held from February 16th to the 18th in Montreal. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

2015-01-13
February 2015 - Use & Occupancy Study - Akulivik

February 2015 - Use & Occupancy Study - Akulivik

The NMRPC is starting the new year by finishing up with Phase III of the Use & Occupancy Mapping Project. Interviewers will be in Inukjuak the first two weeks of February to conduct interviews. The target population in Inukjuak to be interviewed is around 149 respondents. A sign-up sheet will be available in the community in mid-January. Please contact our office to book your interview slot.

2015-01-13
February 2015 - Use & Occupancy Study - Inukjuak

February 2015 - Use & Occupancy Study - Inukjuak

The NMRPC is starting the new year by finishing up with Phase III of the Use & Occupancy Mapping Project. Interviewers will be in Akulivik the first two weeks of February to conduct interviews. The target population in Inukjuak to be interviewed is around 52 respondents. A sign-up sheet will be available in the community in mid-January. Please contact Henry Alayco to book your interview slot.

2015-01-13
February 2015 - Use & Occupancy Study - Puvirnituq

February 2015 - Use & Occupancy Study - Puvirnituq

The NMRPC is starting the new year by finishing up with Phase III of the Use & Occupancy Mapping Project. Interviewers will be in Puvirnituq the last two weeks of February to conduct interviews. The target population in Inukjuak to be interviewed is around 111 respondents. A sign-up sheet will be available in the community in February. Please contact Henry Alayco to book your interview slot.

2015-01-13
February 2015 - Use & Occupancy Study - Umiujaq

February 2015 - Use & Occupancy Study - Umiujaq

The NMRPC is starting the new year by finishing up with Phase III of the Use & Occupancy Mapping Project. Interviewers will be in Puvirnituq the last two weeks of February to conduct interviews. The target population in Umiujaq to be interviewed is around 41 respondents. A sign-up sheet will be available in the community in February. Please contact our office to book your interview slot.

2014-11-17
December 2014 - Use & Occupancy Study - Ivujivik

December 2014 - Use & Occupancy Study - Ivujivik

Interviewers will be in Ivujivik the first two weeks of December to conduct interviews. The target population in Ivujivik to be interviewed is around 37 respondents. A sign-up sheet will be available in the community in mid-November. Please contact Putulik Papigatuk to book your interview slot.

2014-11-17
December 2014 - Use & Occupancy Study - Kuujjuaraapik

December 2014 - Use & Occupancy Study - Kuujjuaraapik

Interviewers will be in Kuujjuaraapik the first two weeks of December to conduct interviews. The target population in Kuujjuaraapik to be interviewed is around 66 respondents. A sign-up sheet will be available in the community in mid-November. Please contact Raymond Mickpegak to book your interview slot.

2014-11-01
Phase III of the Use & Occupancy Mapping Project

Phase III of the Use & Occupancy Mapping Project

With further funding provided by the Federal Department of Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development Canada (AANDC), the NMRPC is excited to announce the commencement of Phase III of the Use & Occupancy Mapping Project. Phase III will begin in December 2014 and continue until April 2015 and will include an intensive three-month data collection period in which the remaining six communities will complete their land-use and occupancy map surveys. Communities to be visited in Phase III are Ivujivik, Akulivik, Puvirnituq, Inukjuak, Umiujaq, and Kuujjuaraapik. The NMRPC interview team looks forward to being in these communities. For more information please contact the NMRPC office, with details on the Contact page of this site.


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