Resources

Description: 

The NWT State of the Environment (NWT SOE Report) provides information on topics relevant to the environment.

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Publication date: 
June 2022
Resource Category: 
Wildlife and nature, Water, Waste Reduction and Recycling, Research and data, Monitoring, Contaminants, Conservation planning, Climate change, Education and outreach, Fire, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Hunting, trapping and harvesting, Forest resources, Air quality
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Reports
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File
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L’arsenic est naturellement présent dans le sol et dans l’eau. De plus, il entre dans la fabrication de divers produits, par exemple le verre, le papier, les textiles et les pesticides. Les activités industrielles, telles que l’exploitation minière, entraînent également le rejet d’arsenic dans l’environnement. Cette brochure vous donnera de l'information sur l'arsenic dans la région de Yellowknife.

Publication date: 
June 2021
Resource Category: 
Contaminants, Monitoring, Research and data
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Arsenic occurs naturally in the Earth’s soil and water. Arsenic is also used to make products such as glass, paper, textiles, pesticides, and is also released into the environment through industrial activities, such as mining. This brochure will give you information on the legacy arsenic around Yellowknife.

Publication date: 
June 2021
Resource Category: 
Contaminants, Monitoring, Research and data
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Wildlife Manuscript Report 155b. Supplemental list to file report #155a 2020. 11 pp.

Publication date: 
July 2020
Resource Category: 
Contaminants, Monitoring, Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Manuscript Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Wildlife Manuscript Report 155a. Brett Elkin, Terry Armstrong, Troy Ellsworth, 2020. Anthrax Emergency Response Plan (AERP) 2020. 97 pp.

Publication date: 
July 2020
Resource Category: 
Contaminants, Monitoring, Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Manuscript Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Le ministère de l’Environnement et des Ressources naturelles (MERN) tient une base de données des déversements de matières dangereuses qui ont été signalés aux Territoires du Nord-Ouest (TNO) depuis 1971. Le présent rapport résume les données recueillies en 2018.

Publication date: 
January 2020
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning, Contaminants, Monitoring, Research and data
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) has maintained a database of all hazardous material spills reported in the Northwest Territories (NWT) since 1971.This report briefly summarizes the data collected for spills reported in 2018.

Publication date: 
January 2020
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning, Contaminants, Monitoring, Research and data
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Strategy will serve as a ten-year road map for improving waste resource management throughout the territory. / La stratégie servira de feuille de route décennale pour améliorer la gestion des déchets à l’échelle des TNO. (anglais seulement)

Publication date: 
July 2019
Resource Category: 
Climate change, Conservation planning, Contaminants, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Monitoring, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Strategies
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) has maintained a database of all hazardous material spills reported in the Northwest Territories (NWT) since 1971. This report briefly summarizes the data collected for spills reported in 2019.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Contaminants, Monitoring
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Le ministère de l’Environnement et des Ressources naturelles (MERN) tient une base de données de tous les déversements de matières dangereuses signalés aux Territoires du Nord-Ouest (TNO) depuis 1971. Le présent rapport résume les données recueillies en 2019.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Contaminants, Monitoring
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Waste Reduction and Recovery Program: The Waste Reduction and Recovery Program celebrated many successes in the 2018-2019 fiscal year, thanks to the participation of residents from across Northwest Territories (NWT), and the dedication of many people working at recycling depots (RDs), regional processing centres (RPCs), schools, community governments, and other businesses and organizations.

Programme de réduction et de récupération des déchets : L’année financière 2018-2019 a été marquée de nombreuses réussites pour le Programme de réduction et de récupération des déchets grâce à la participation des résidents des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (TNO) et au dévouement de nombreux employés qui travaillent dans les dépôts de recyclage, les centres de traitement régionaux, les écoles, les administrations communautaires et d’autres entreprises et organismes.

Publication date: 
March 2019
Resource Category: 
Contaminants, Monitoring, Research and data
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Report on Air Quality  in the NWT for 2016

Publication date: 
September 2018
Resource Category: 
Air quality, Contaminants, Monitoring
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Questions and Answers - Arsenic Monitoring in the Yellowknife Area

Publication date: 
July 2017
Resource Category: 
Air quality, Contaminants, Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Fact sheet about legacy arsenic monitoring in the Yellowknife area.

Publication date: 
May 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants, Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

West Kitikmeot Slave Study: A Literature Review of the Use of Native Northern Plants for the Re-Vegetation of Arctic Mine Tailings and Mine Waste (September 2005)

Publication date: 
September 2005
Resource Category: 
Contaminants, Monitoring, Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File