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Call for Interest for Board Appointments

Are you interested in helping shape the future here in the NWT? Consider joining a resource management Board! The Government of Canada is looking for dynamic people who have an interest in this important work and are self-motivated! The Boards that you could serve on include:

  • Environmental Impact Review Board for the Inuvialuit Settlement Region
  • Environmental Impact Screening Committee for the Inuvialuit Settlement Region
  • Gwich’in Land and Water Board
  • Gwich’in Land Use Planning Board
  • Inuvialuit Water Board
  • Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board
  • Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board
  • Sahtu Land and Water Board
  • Sahtu Land Use Planning Board
  • Wek’èezhìı Land and Water Board

If you are interested in applying for one of these Boards and supporting the important work they do, you can submit a letter of interest which should include which Board(s) you are interested in (to a maximum of five), clearly explaining your relevant knowledge and experience, and, optionally, self-identifying as a member of one of the following groups:

  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Youth
  • Women
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Members of visible minorities

Please also include an explanation of any potential real or apparent conflict(s) of interest, if applicable; as well as a detailed, up-to-date resume that includes your contact details.

Those appointed must be able to manage the fluctuating nature of the Board or panel’s workload, undergo a federal security verification process, which includes fingerprinting and credit check, be available for an interview upon request, as well as share your Covid-19 vaccination status, where applicable.

Any current members are also welcome to express interest in being re-appointed. Please note that Municipal, Indigenous, Territorial, and Federal Government elected officials are ineligible for appointment.

Letters of interest and resumes may be sent to:

Board Relations

Governance and Partnerships Directorate

Crown–Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada

Northwest Territories Regional Office

P.O. Box 1500


For further details, check out CIRNAC’s website or send an email to