Regulatory and Policy Updates

Regulatory Initiatives

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 9:20am to 9:40am Theatre Three


R. Fequet (Presenting)
Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley

The Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley continue to develop policies, guidelines, and standards to enhance the consistency, certainty, and clarity of the permitting and licensing processes.

Initiatives arise in response to emerging challenges, case law, and input from Parties. An overview of initiatives recently completed, as well as details of ongoing and upcoming initiatives will be provided. These initiatives are focused on topics such as: closure cost estimating, the collection of baseline information, water compensation, water license conditions, water source requirements, guides for the permitting and licensing processes, and engagement and consultation.