The Parties will consult with each other and discuss feedback from the public. The goal of this consultation is to achieve a shared position on the Plan. Following this, the parties will work together to finalize and approve the Plan.
Consultation with affected communities, stakeholders, and the public begins.
The Supreme Court of Canada rules that all parties return to the approval stage in the process (184.108.40.206). Leaders of the First Nation of Na-cho Nyäk Dun, the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in, and the Gwich’in Tribal Council as well as the Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources and the Minister of Environment confirm their commitment to work collaboratively.
The Supreme Court of Canada hears the case. It is argued the process should be returned to the final stage of consultation.
A new Yukon Government is elected.
The Yukon Court of Appeal upholds much of the previous ruling but allows Yukon Government to modify the Commission’s Final Recommended Plan to allow for industrial development. First Nations and conservation groups take the case to the Supreme Court of Canada.
Yukon Government appeals the Yukon Supreme Court Ruling.
Supreme Court of Yukon rules that Yukon Government violated the Land Use Planning Process. Sends planning process back to the final round of consultation.
The Yukon Government releases a Peel Watershed Regional Land Use Plan for Non-Settlement land that differs significantly from the Commission’s Final Recommended Plan. First Nations groups and Yukon conservation groups take the government to the Supreme Court of Yukon, asserting that the Yukon Government had not followed the land use planning process set out in Chapter 11 of the Final Agreements.
Yukon Government releases new principles for the Peel decision, which are met with dissatisfaction.
The Peel Watershed Planning Commission releases the Final Peel Watershed Regional Land Use Plan. First Nations support the Final Recommended Plan, but the Government of Yukon does not.
The Peel Watershed Planning Commission releases a Recommended Peel Watershed Regional Land Use Plan.
The Peel Watershed Planning Commission releases a Draft Peel Watershed Regional Land Use Plan.
Background research by the Peel Watershed Planning Commission.