Let’s talk about regulating public land in the NWT

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The Public Land Act (the PLA) received assent on August 21, 2019. The PLA will be brought into force once regulations are developed.

The Department will be engaging with the public, Indigenous and community governments and stakeholders throughout the development of the regulations over the next year.

We asked you to share your thoughts and ideas about what land management issues matter to you and help us shape the regulations for the Public Land Act. Contributions to this public engagement are closed for review and comments. The Department of Lands will report back on what we heard.

How do I participate?

Contributions to this public engagement are closed for review and comments. Stay tuned for the next round of engagement in fall 2021. Subscribe for project news and updates to this page.

  • Ideas board is where people shared ideas for improving existing regulations or 'liked' other’s ideas
  • Discussion forums allowed productive dialogue on key topics
  • Q + A is where we answered submitted questions
  • Quick poll with questions geared towards the public and other regulators alike.

Register with a simple screen name and email to stay informed!

How will my contribution make a difference?

We know that land is important to Northerners and want to hear your thoughts on how to approach regulating public land. Your comments and suggestions will influence the development of the Public Land Act regulations over the next year.

Where can I find results?

What We Heard reports will be produced and posted to our website and the Department of Lands’ document library. Proposed regulations will be prepared for further engagement by late 2021. You can also sign-up for email updates through the registration process. #HaveyoursayPLA

Who can I contact?

For more information, contact: haveyoursay-lands@gov.nt.ca

The Public Land Act (the PLA) received assent on August 21, 2019. The PLA will be brought into force once regulations are developed.

The Department will be engaging with the public, Indigenous and community governments and stakeholders throughout the development of the regulations over the next year.

We asked you to share your thoughts and ideas about what land management issues matter to you and help us shape the regulations for the Public Land Act. Contributions to this public engagement are closed for review and comments. The Department of Lands will report back on what we heard.

How do I participate?

Contributions to this public engagement are closed for review and comments. Stay tuned for the next round of engagement in fall 2021. Subscribe for project news and updates to this page.

  • Ideas board is where people shared ideas for improving existing regulations or 'liked' other’s ideas
  • Discussion forums allowed productive dialogue on key topics
  • Q + A is where we answered submitted questions
  • Quick poll with questions geared towards the public and other regulators alike.

Register with a simple screen name and email to stay informed!

How will my contribution make a difference?

We know that land is important to Northerners and want to hear your thoughts on how to approach regulating public land. Your comments and suggestions will influence the development of the Public Land Act regulations over the next year.

Where can I find results?

What We Heard reports will be produced and posted to our website and the Department of Lands’ document library. Proposed regulations will be prepared for further engagement by late 2021. You can also sign-up for email updates through the registration process. #HaveyoursayPLA

Who can I contact?

For more information, contact: haveyoursay-lands@gov.nt.ca