Introduction:Â Public Hearing Concerning theÂ Kitikmeot Regional Wildlife Board’s Proposal to Increase the Regional Total Allowable Harvest for the M’Clintock Channel Polar Bear Subpopulation
ᖃᐅᔨᒃᑲᐃᒍᑦ:Â ᑭᒃᑯᓕᒫᓂᒃ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᖅ ᐱᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᕿᑎᕐᒥᐅᓂ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔩᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᑕ ᑐᑦᓯᕋᐅᑎᖓᑦ ᐊᒥᓱᕈᕆᐊᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᕕᑦᑐᕐᓯᒪᔪᓂ ᑲᑎᑦᑐᒋᑦ ᐊᔪᙱᑕᑦ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒃᑕᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᖃᒡᕆᐅᕋᖅᒥ ᓇᓄᐃᑦ
THE PURPOSE of this Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB or Board) public hearing is to publicly consider the proposed modification to the Total Allowable Harvest for the M’Clintock Channel polar bear subpopulation from 3 to 18 bears.
The Kitikmeot Regional Wildlife Board has filed, in Inuktitut and English, a request for NWMB decision regarding a Proposal to increase the Total Allowable Harvest of M’Clintock Channel polar bear from 3 to 18 bears. The Kitikmeot Regional Wildlife Board Proposal, along with other documents comprising the best available information to date, is available for review or download from the NWMB’s website (www.nwmb.com).
ᐊᑑᑎᖓ ᐆᒪ ᓄᓇᕗᑦᒥ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᑦ (ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔩᑦ) ᑭᒃᑯᓕᒫᓂᒃ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᖏᑕ ᒪᑐᐃᖓᔪᒥᒃ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᓂᒃ ᐋᕿᒋᐊᕈᑎᓂᒃ ᐅᑯᓄᖓ ᑲᑎᑦᑐᒋᑦ ᐊᔪᙱᑕᑦ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒃᑕᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᖃᒡᕆᐅᕋᖅᒥ ᓇᓄᐃᑦ ᐅᕙᙵᑦ 3 ᐅᕗᖓ 18 ᓇᓄᐃᑦ.
ᕿᑎᕐᒥᐅᓂ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔩᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᑦ ᑐᓂᓯᓯᒪᓕᕐᒪᑕ, ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖃᓪᓗᓈᑎᑐᑦ, ᑐᑦᓯᕋᐅᒻᒥᒃ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᓕᐅᕈᑎᖓᓂᒃ ᐱᓪᓗᒍ ᑐᑦᓯᕋᐅᑦ ᐊᒥᓱᕈᕆᐊᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑲᑎᑦᑐᒋᑦ ᐊᔪᙱᑕᑦ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒃᑕᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᖃᒡᕆᐅᕋᖅᒥ ᓇᓄᐃᑦ ᐅᕙᙵᑦ 3 ᐅᕗᖓ 18 ᓇᓄᐃᑦ.Â ᕿᑎᕐᒥᐅᓂ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔩᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᑕ ᑐᑦᓯᕋᐅᑎᖓᑦ, ᐃᓚᖃᕐᑐᒍ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᑎᑎᖅᑲᓂᒃ ᐱᑕᖃᕈᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᓈᒻᒪᓂᕐᐹᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᒃ ᑐᓴᕋᑦᓴᓂᒃ ᐅᓪᓗᒥᒧᑦ, ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᕗᑦ ᕿᒥᒡᕈᔭᐅᒍᓐᓇᕐᑐᑎᒃ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐱᔭᐅᒍᓐᓇᕐᑐᑎᒃ ᐅᕙᙵᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᓚᒃᑲᐅᒪᒡᕕᖓᑦ (www.nwmb.com).
1. The hearing shall be open to the public, with notice provided to the public at least 60 days prior to the commencement of the hearing. Part of the hearing may be conducted in camera, where the NWMB considers that confidential or sensitive matters may be disclosed or discussed.
2. Any interested person or body may file with the NWMB a written submission and supporting documentation in response to the “Proposal for Decision” – duly translated into Inuktitut or English as the case may be – by no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 26th, 2014.
3. TheÂ requirementÂ forÂ translationÂ ofÂ submissions and supporting documentation filedÂ withÂ the NWMBÂ doesÂ not apply to individual members of the public.
4.Â For all others who file supporting documentation with the NWMB, the requirement for translation does not apply to documents over ten (10) pages in length, provided that each supporting document that is not translated is accompanied by a concise, translated summary.
5.Â Unless persuasive written and translated reasons are provided to the NWMB for late filing, the NWMB will not consider materials for this hearing that are not filed on time.
6. The NWMB shall ensure that all materials filed with it or produced by it are made publicly available, subject to relevant confidentiality or privacy concerns.
7. The NWMB shall provide simultaneous English and Inuktitut translation at the hearing, to the extent reasonably possible.
8. A quorum of NWMB members shall be present at the hearing.
9.Â Any representative or agent of the Government of Nunavut, any Hunters and Trappers Organization or Regional Wildlife Organization, and any lnuk, shall be accorded the status of party at the hearing.
10. Any other person or body wishing to be named as a party by the NWMB shall make an appropriate request in writing to the NWMB.
11. All parties and other participants at the hearing are required to treat one another and the NWMB with respect.
12. The NWMB shall provide a reasonable opportunity for oral presentations from each of the parties at the hearing by their choice of official, expert or counsel.
13. Any member of the NWMB, the NWMB's Director of Wildlife Management or the NWMB's legal counsel may ask relevant questions of any party at the hearing.
14. Any party may ask relevant questions of any other party at the hearing.
15. The NWMB shall provide members of the public in attendance at the hearing a reasonable opportunity to make statements and to ask questions of the parties and the NWMB.
16. Every person at the hearing wishing to speak or ask a question shall raise his or her hand, and shall only speak once the NWMB Chairperson has recognized him or her.
17. The NWMB Chairperson reserves the right to place reasonable time limits on presentations, statements and questions.
18. The NWMB shall make an audio recording of the hearing available upon request.
1. ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᖅ ᒪᑐᐃᖓᓂᐊᕐᑐᖅ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓄᑦ, ᑐᓴᕐᑎᑦᓯᒍᑏᑦ ᑐᓂᔭᐅᓗᑎᒃ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓄᑦ ᑎᑭᙱᓐᓂᖓᓂ 60 ᐅᓪᓗᐃᑦ ᓯᕗᕐᖓᒍᑦ ᐱᒋᐊᕐᓂᖓᑕ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᐅᑉ.Â ᐃᓚᖓ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᐅᑉ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᐅᒍᓐᓇᕐᑐᖅ ᑲᙳᓇᕐᑐᒃᑯᑦ, ᐅᑯᐊ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᒍᑎᒃ ᑲᙳᓇᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐊᑦᑐᕐᑕᐅᑲᐅᑎᒋᒍᓐᓇᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᑕᐅᓂᐊᕐᐸᑕ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐅᖃᓕᒪᐅᓯᐅᓗᑎᒃ.
2. ᑭᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐃᓄᒃ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᑎᒥᐅᔪᑦ ᑐᓂᓯᒍᓐᓇᕐᑐᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᓄᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᕐᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᑲᔪᕈᑎᓂᒃ ᑎᑎᖅᑲᓂᒃ ᑭᐅᔾᔪᑎᓂᒃ ᐅᑯᓄᖓ “ᑐᑦᓯᕋᐅᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᓕᐅᕈᒻᒥᒃ” − ᑐᑭᓕᐅᕐᓯᒪᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᖃᓪᓗᓈᑎᑐᑦ ᓇᓪᓕᐊᓐᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ − ᑎᑭᙱᓐᓂᖓᓂ 5:00 ᐅᓐᓄᓴᒃᑯᑦ ᒪᐃ 26, 2014.
3. ᐱᑕᖃᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᑐᑭᓕᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᑐᕈᑏᑦ ᑎᑎᖅᑲᑦ ᑐᓂᔭᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᖃᙱᑦᑐᑦ ᐃᒻᒥᓂᕐᓱᕐᑐᓄᑦ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓄᑦ.
4. ᐊᓯᓕᒫᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑐᓂᓯᔪᓄᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᑐᕈᑎᓂᒃ ᑎᑎᖅᑲᓂᒃ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᓄᑦ, ᐱᑕᖃᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᑐᑭᓕᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐊᑐᙱᑦᑐᖅ ᑎᑎᖅᑲᓄᑦ ᐊᒥᓲᓂᕐᓴᓂᒃ 10 ᒪᑉᐱᕐᑐᒐᓕᓐᓄᑦ, ᐃᒪᐃᑉᐸᑦ ᐊᑐᓂᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᑐᕈᑏᑦ ᑎᑎᖅᑲᑦ ᑐᑭᓕᐅᕐᑕᐅᒪᙱᑦᑐᑦ ᐃᓚᖃᕐᐸᑕ ᓱᓕᔪᓂᒃ, ᑐᑭᓕᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᓇᐃᓈᕈᑎᓂᒃ.
5. ᐃᓛᒃ ᓱᓕᔪᕆᔭᐅᓕᕈᓐᓇᕐᑐᓂᒃ ᑎᑎᕋᕐᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑐᑭᓕᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐱᔾᔪᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᑐᓂᓯᔪᖃᙱᑉᐸᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᓄᑦ ᑭᖑᕙᕐᑐᓂᒃ ᑐᓂᓯᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᑲᒪᒋᔾᔮᖏᑕᖏᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᕐᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᑕᒡᕙᓂ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒥ ᑐᓂᔭᐅᙱᑉᐸᑕ ᑭᖑᕙᕋᑎᒃ.
6. ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᐃᑉᐱᒍᓱᓐᓂᐊᕐᐳᑦ ᐃᓘᓐᓇᑎᒃ ᑎᑎᖃᖅ ᑐᓂᔭᑦ ᑕᒡᕗᖓ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐊᓚᒃᑲᕐᑕᖏᑦ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᒐᓗᐊᕐᒪᖔᑕ, ᒪᓕᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᑐᑦ ᑲᙳᓇᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᒪᐅᖓᑐᐃᓐᓈᕆᐊᖃᙱᓐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᓱᒫᓗᒍᑏᑦ.
7. ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᐱᑕᖃᒃᑲᐃᓂᐊᕐᐳᑦ ᑕᒡᕙᓴᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᖃᓪᓗᓈᑎᑐᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ᑐᓵᔨᓂᒃ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒥ, ᑎᑭᐅᑎᓗᒍ ᑐᑭᓕᒻᒥᒃ ᐊᔪᕐᓇᖏᓐᓂᖓ.
8. ᓈᒻᒪᑦᓯᓯᒪᒋᐊᓖᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᓂ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᖃᑕᑦ ᐅᐸᑦᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒥ.
9. ᓇᓪᓕᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᑭᒡᒐᖓᑦ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᔨᖓᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᓐᑯᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦᒥ, ᓇᓪᓕᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒃᑏᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒥᑭᒋᐊᕐᓂᐊᕐᑏᑦ ᑎᒥᖏᑦ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐊᕕᑦᑐᕐᓯᒪᔪᓂ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔩᑦ ᑎᒥᖏᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑭᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐃᓄᒃ, ᐱᕕᑦᓴᖃᕐᑎᑕᐅᓂᐊᕐᐳᑦ ᐱᐅᓯᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᑲᒪᖃᑕᐅᓗᑎᒃ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒥ.
10. ᐊᓯᓕᒫᖏᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᑎᒥᐅᔪᑦ ᑕᐃᔭᐅᒍᒪᔪᑦ ᑲᒪᖃᑕᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᓄᑦ ᐋᖀᒋᐊᖃᕐᐳᑦ ᓈᒻᒪᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᑐᑦᓯᕋᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᑎᑎᕋᕐᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᓄᑦ.
11. ᐃᓘᓐᓇᑎᒃ ᑲᒪᖃᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᓯᖏᑦ ᐱᖃᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒥ ᐱᑦᓯᐊᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᒋᐊᖃᕐᐳᑦ ᐃᒻᒥᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᓂᒃ ᓈᓚᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᑎᒃ.
12. ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᐱᑕᖃᒃᑲᐃᓂᐊᕐᐳᑦ ᓈᒻᒪᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐱᕕᑦᓴᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᒃᑯᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᓂᑦ ᑲᒪᖃᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒥ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᑕᖓᓂᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᔨᒥᒃ, ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔪᒻᒪᕆᒻᒥᒃ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᕆᔨᒥᒃ.
13. ᓇᓪᓕᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᖃᑕᖅ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᓂ, ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᓂ ᑐᑭᒧᐊᕐᑎᑦᓯᔨ ᐆᒪᔪᕐᓂᒃ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᕆᔨᖓᑦ ᐊᐱᖅᓱᕈᓐᓇᕐᐳᑦ ᓇᓪᓕᐊᓐᓂᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᑲᒪᖃᑕᒥᒃ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒥ.
14. ᓇᓪᓕᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᑲᒪᖃᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᐊᐱᖅᓱᕈᓐᓇᕐᐳᖅ ᓇᓪᓕᐊᓐᓂᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᑲᒪᖃᑕᒥᒃ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒥ.
15. ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᐱᑕᖃᒃᑲᐃᓂᐊᕐᐳᑦ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓄᑦ ᐅᐸᑦᓯᒪᔪᓄᑦ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒥ ᓈᒻᒪᑦᑐᒥᒃ ᐱᕕᑦᓴᒥᒃ ᐅᖃᓕᒪᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᐱᖅᓱᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᑲᒪᖃᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᓂᒃ.
16. ᐃᓘᓐᓇᑎᒃ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᐃᑦ ᐅᐸᑦᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒥ ᐅᖃᕈᒪᔪᑦ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐊᐱᖅᓱᕈᒪᔪᑦ ᖁᒻᒧᐊᑎᑦᓯᒋᐊᖃᕐᐳᑦ ᑕᓕᕐᒥᓂᒃ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᖃᓕᑕᐃᓐᓇᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᐃᑦᓯᕙᐅᑕᖓᑕ ᐊᑎᖓ ᑕᐃᑉᐸᐅᒃ.
17. ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᓂ ᐃᑦᓯᕙᐅᑕᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᕐᓱᕐᐳᑦ ᐊᔪᙱᒍᑎᒥᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓯᓗᓂ ᓈᒻᒪᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐱᕕᑦᓴᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖏᑕ, ᐅᖃᓕᒪᓂᖏᑕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᐱᖅᓱᕐᓂᖏᑕ.
18. ᐆᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᓂᐱᓕᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᓈᓚᑦᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᑎᑦᓯᓛᕐᑐᑦ ᑐᑦᓯᕋᕐᑐᖃᕐᐸᑕ.
To be determined.