Carcross/Tagish

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ABOUT |

Renewable Resources Councils are a primary instrument for local renewable resources management as set out in the final agreements. Each Renewable Resources Council, acting in the public interest and consistent with their Final Agreement may make recommendations to the Minister, the affected Yukon First Nation, the Fish and Wildlife Management Board and the Salmon Sub-Committee on any matter related to conservation of fish and wildlife. Each Renewable Resources Council makes provisions for public involvement in the development of its decisions and its recommendations.

  • Authority: Carcross/Tagish First Nation (“CTFN”) Final Agreement, Chapter 16.6.0
  • Type: advisory
  • Appointment process: ministerial
  • Requirements: nominees shall have resided in the Carcross/Tagish First Nation Traditional Territory for at least 1 year immediately prior to their appointment and shall have long term familiarity with renewable resources in the Carcross/Tagish First Nation Traditional Territory. A temporary absence from the Carcross/Tagish First Nation Traditional Territory does not constitute an interruption of residency.
  • Term: 3 years
  • Meetings: first Monday of each month at the Tagish Community Hall from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Department: Environment
  • Honoraria: $125 per day

MANDATE |

The Carcross Tagish Renewable Resource Council (CTRRC) strives to be the voice for the residents within the Carcross Tagish First Nation (CTFN) Traditional Territory (TT) in managing our renewable resources, such as fish, wildlife, and forests.

MEMBERS |

  • Allan (Al) Foster member from April 1, 2020, to April 10, 2022
  • Don Toews, Government of Yukon member from March 8, 2018, to March 7, 2021
  • Donna Wolfe, First Nations member from January 23, 2020, to December 17, 2021
  • Fiona (Seki) Giardiano, First Nations member from May 29, 2018, to May 28, 2021
  • Jacques Jobin, Government of Yukon alternate member from April 11, 2019, to April 10, 2022
  • Ken Reeder, Government of Yukon member from April 30, 2020, to April 29, 2023
  • Zena McLean, First Nations alternate member from December 18, 2018, to December 17, 2021
PRIORITIES |

Continue to actively engage the communities in fish, wildlife, and forestry management and
raise the profile of the CTRRC:

  • Continue to build relationships with stakeholders;
  • Support and facilitate training opportunities for both staff and Council members;
  • Promote youth education opportunities/initiatives;
  • Continue to establish mechanisms and opportunities to communicate with the public;
  • Participate in meetings and workshops and represent regional interests for all CTRRC areas of responsibility including Land Use and Protected Area Planning;
  • Foster working relationships with fish and wildlife management agencies including Government of Yukon (YTG), CTFN, Canadian Wildlife Service, and DFO;
  • Work with other local area planning organizations to support the advancement of common areas of concern;

Ensure equal participation of First Nation beneficiaries and local area residents in processes regarding fish, wildlife, and forestry management; and Administer trapline allocation processes as provided for in the Umbrella Final Agreement.

LINKS |

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CONTACT |
Regular Council meetings are held on the first Monday of each month from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Everyone is welcome to attend. To find out more about what we do or to add your voice call us or visit our office in the Tagish Community Centre.

THE OFFICE IS OPEN: MONDAY & WEDNESDAY 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Ph: 867.399.4923       Fax: 867.399.4978

Email: carcrosstagishrrc@gmail.com

Dates and location for monthly meetings may vary.

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Next Meeting

Oct 21-22, 2020

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