Nunavut Hunting News

Minister Accepts Decision on Polar Bear Management
Nunavut has taken a major step forward in the management and conservation of polar bears. On December 21, 2004, Olayuk Akesuk, Minister of Environment, accepted the decisions of the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB) regarding the Polar Bear Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs).
Permit Required to Import Canadian Hunter-Harvested Game Meat
Hunters can immediately begin bringing wild ruminant meat products intended for their personal use into the United States, but will need a “Veterinary Services Special Permit for the Importation of Hunter-Harvested Wild Ruminant Meat,” along with one of the following: a valid Canadian export certificate for game meat, or a copy of a valid hunting license or a valid hunting tag.
Interim Polar Bear Hunting Quota Announced for Gjoa Haven
Sustainable Development Minister Olayuk Akesuk and Chair of the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board Ben Kovic announce that Gjoa Haven will receive a temporary quota of three tags to hunt polar bears in the area known as Gulf of Boothia.
Polar Bear Studies May Be Good News For Hunters
Sustainable Development Minister Olayuk Akesuk announced today that results from some of the Government of Nunavut's polar bear studies may be positive news for hunters.