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06 January 2023
The Baffin Island Caribou harvest for 2022-2023 in Pond Inlet is closed effective immediately. No further harvesting is allowed.
06 January 2023
The Government of Nunavut is accepting nominations to fill its seat on the Nunavut Surface Rights Tribunal (NSRT).
29 November 2022
Do you have knowledge of Nunavut parks? Are you interested in Inuit culture, heritage, or tourism?
07 November 2022
When walking on the land, lakes, or sea-ice – especially with dogs or small children – please remember that there could be fox traps.
21 October 2022
The Department of Environment would like to remind everyone not to approach or feed wildlife, including polar bears, as they can become reliant on...
17 October 2022
The Department of Environment is challenging Nunavummiut to participate in Waste Reduction Week from October 17 to 23, 2022.
11 October 2022
The Government of Nunavut is accepting nominations to fill its seat on the Nunavut Surface Rights Tribunal (NSRT).
25 July 2022
Help reduce Nunavut’s reliance on fossil fuels and lower your greenhouse gas emissions by installing renewable energy on your cabin or home.
22 July 2022
The Minister of Environment has accepted a decision recommended by the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB) to increase the Total Allowable...
15 July 2022
Do you want to learn more about Inuit culture while gaining hands on experience? Join us at the weekly “Learn to…”
15 July 2022
Do you have knowledge of and interest in parks, Inuit culture, heritage, or tourism?
22 June 2022
Nunavut’s Minister of Environment David Akeeagok and the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) for the Northwest Territories, Shane...

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Your Licence A Sport Fishing Licence is required by anyone intending to sport fish in Nunavut other than a beneficiary of the Nunavut Agreement. Licences are available from the Department of
Most people, other than NLCA beneficiaries, require a hunting licence in order to harvest both small and large game. Sport hunters and non-beneficiary Nunavut residents can visit their local Wildlife