The Environmental Impact Review Board (EIRB) conducts environmental impact reviews for proposed developments in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region that have the potential for significant adverse environmental effects.

The EIRB decides whether a project should proceed and, if so, under what specific terms and conditions. In making its decision, the EIRB considers the need for wildlife compensation, mitigation, and remedial measures.

Co-Management

The Environmental Impact Review Board (EIRB) is an integral part of a Co-management System established pursuant to the Inuvialuit Final Agreement. The Co-management System in the Western Arctic and Yukon North Slope is composed of five Co-Management Boards:

News

Revised Rules of Procedure released

The Environmental Impact Review Board has revised its Rules of Procedure. The Rules of Procedures are intended to meet the objectives of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement by establishing a procedural framework that ensures that Environmental Impact Reviews meet the... +

The EIRB Website has a new look and feel!

On April 1st, the EIRB launched the re-designed version of its website at www.eirb.ca.  Along with a more contemporary design, changes have been made site-wide to provide visitors with a more user-friendly experience that will help them find the information they need... +

Career Fair in Inuvik

On March 12, 2015, staff of the Environmental Impact Review Board (EIRB) participated in a career fair in Inuvik. The event was hosted by the East Three Secondary School and welcomed students from across the Northwest Territories. The event also featured the regional... +

Registry Updates

Party Status List Update – NRCan

Project: Beaufort Sea Exploration Joint Venture Drilling Program [09/13 01] 0130 Request for Party Status – NRCan Letter to EIRB 0131 Requests for Party Status – EIRB Response to NRCan 0132 Requests for Party Status – EIRB Determination –... +

Party status – Revised Appendix I

Project: Beaufort Sea Exploration Joint Venture Drilling Program [09/13 01] 0128 EIRB Determination of Party Status notification – GNWT email 0129 Requests for Party Status – EIRB Determination – Revised Appendix... +

Party status – Determination and letter

Project: Beaufort Sea Exploration Joint Venture Drilling Program [09/13 01] File Number: 0126 Determination of Party Status, Public Review of the Beaufort Sea Exploration Joint Venture Drilling Program 0127 Letter – Determination of Party Status, Public Review... +