Meeting Summary - 29 June 2011 - Office of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., Iqaluit, Nunavut

Arctic Offshore Drilling Review

Information Meeting Summary

Date and Location
Date Location
Wednesday
29 June 2011
3:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Office of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.,
Iqaluit, Nunavut

Purpose: Provide an update on the Arctic Offshore Drilling Review to the staff of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI)

Participants
Participants
Terry Audla Chief Executive Officer, NTI
Gaétan Caron Chair, National Energy Board
David Hamilton Temporary Member, National Energy Board
Brian Chambers Northern Advisor, National Energy Board

Presentation (NEB):

NEB provided introductory remarks, which included a general overview of the scope and phases of the Arctic Offshore Drilling Review, the gathering and analysis of information, and the production of a report.

Follow the introductory comments Mr. Audla identified a number of items, including the following:

  • the importance of consulting with communities which would be most affected by offshore drilling for oil and gas
  • the importance of having interpretation for all Arctic Review public meetings
  • the role and mandate of the Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., in relationship to the Regional Inuit Associations
  • interest and concern about offshore drilling that has occurred off the west coast of Greenland
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