Welcome to the Department of Environment

Our Mission

Through Avatittinnik Kamatsiarniq (environmental stewardship), the Department of Environment, in partnership with others, protects the environment (land, air, water), parks and wildlife by promoting the sustainable use of these renewable resources.

Our Vision

Nunavummiut – supported by the Department of Environment – protect, promote and enhance the sustainable use of our environment and its natural and cultural resources. This is done by maintaining healthy ecosystems, viable animal populations, enjoyable parks, clean environment, educating the public and by creating healthy and prosperous communities.



Appointment to the Eeyou Marine Planning Commission

Appointment ot the Nunavik Marine Region Planning Commission

Baffin Island Caribou Moratorium