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Environment • Aboriginal • Energy

Northern Environmental Impact Assessments


All large scale northern development activities require environmental impact assessments.

We advise and represent northern boards and tribunals, resource developers and Aboriginal communities on environmental and Aboriginal law issues arising in environmental impact assessments:

  • Impact Assessment Guidelines and Policies
  • Conduct of Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Traditional Knowledge Protocols and Approaches
  • Appearances Before Northern Boards and Tribunals
  • Judicial Reviews and Litigation

Selected Recent Projects

  • Acted for northern tribunals conducting impact assessments under the Inuvialuit Final Agreement and the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act
  • Advised a First Nation about the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act process and in negotiating and drafting a Memorandum of Understanding with a mining proponent regarding its exploration activities
  • Appeared before the Nunavut Impact Review Board on behalf of mining developers and Inuit organizations


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