Notice is provided on September 30th 2016 that the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB or Board) will hold an in-person public hearing to consider Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Proposal for NWMB Decision (Proposal) requesting modifications to total allowable harvests for the Eclipse Sound and Admiralty Inlet narwhal management units. The Proposal and additional documents relevant to the hearing are available for download from the NWMB’s website (, or by contacting the NWMB at the coordinates set out at the end of this notice.

The filing of submissions to be considered at the hearing:

The hearing is scheduled to take place in Pond Inlet, Nunavut at the Atakkaalik Hall from November 28th – 29th, 2016 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on each day. In addition the NWMB may also hold evening sessions from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The NWMB is inviting interested organizations or persons, including any member of the public, to file written submissions and supporting documentation concerning the Proposal by no later than 5:00 pm Iqaluit time on November 4th 2016. Unless persuasive written reasons are provided to the Board for late filing, the NWMB will not consider materials for this hearing that are not filed on time.

The NWMB will make publicly available all of the written materials filed with it, subject to relevant confidentiality or privacy concerns.

To file submissions or obtain more information, including with respect to submissions and supporting documentation from others, additional relevant documents or the rules applying to the written public hearing, please contact the NWMB:


P.O. Box 1379, Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0

Phone: (867) 975-7300

Fax: (888) 421-9832


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