James Bay

Mushkegowuk Council announces new Indigenous-led project to protect globally significant marine area

2023-08-03T15:03:16-04:00Categories: IPCA Establishment, Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This press release by the Mushkegowuk Council announces that the Mushkegowuk Chiefs endorsed a motion to support Nation to Nation talks with the Federal Government with a goal of creating a National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) in Western James Bay and Hudson Bay.

Vision for the Beaufort Sea

2023-08-03T15:02:36-04:00Categories: Governance and decision-making, Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This links to the Beaufort Sea Partnership website. The Partnership aims to develop and implement an Integrated Ocean Management Plan for the Beaufort Sea Large Ocean Management Area (LOMA) through a collective effort among federal and territorial agencies, municipalities, Inuvialuit Councils, and others.

Government of Canada and Cree Nation Government working collaboratively to protect Eastern James Bay

2023-08-03T14:59:53-04:00Categories: Governance and decision-making, Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This press release announces that the Cree Nation Government and Parks Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to launch a feasibility assessment for a new National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) within the Eeyou Marine Region (EMR) in Eastern James Bay.

Memorandum of understanding on the Cree-Québec sustainable Infrastructure Development Program the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Region

2023-08-03T14:59:25-04:00Categories: Governance and decision-making, Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by Québec Premier, Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee), and Chairman of the Cree Nation Government, Dr. Abel Bosum. The MOU represents a mutual agreement to collaborate and form a long-term, balanced partnership to protect the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Region.

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