Please see the attached correspondence from Minister Valcourt regarding Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation's application for exemption from the North Baffin Regional Land Use Plan.
Following the Commission's negative conformity determination, and recent correspondence regarding a potential plan amendment, Baffinland Iron Mines has requested an exemption from conformity with the North Baffin Regional Land Use Plan for the Mary River Phase 2 proposal:
Please see the attached Notice of Public Hearing on the Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan.
Please see the attached Negative Conformity Determination Recommendation from NPC staff for BIMC's Phase 2 Project Proposal, and related documents that were considered by Commissioners when making their final decision.
Please see attached Cover Letter, Nunavut Planning Commission's Conformity Determination, and Press Release
Please see the attached Press Release regarding the appointment of Mr. Hunter Tootoo as the Nunavut Planning Commission's Chairperson.
Please see the attached Press Release regarding the suspension of the Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan Public Hearing.
The Commission will host workshops and gather feedback on the Draft Plan in every Nunavut municipality, as well as with the Inuit of Nunavik and the Athabasca and Manitoba Denesuline over the next year. Additional dates to be determined.