January 11 2021

Engagement period opens

We are currently seeking input on the draft Terms of Reference for the expert panel. The public engagement program on the draft Terms of Reference runs from January 11 –  February 5, 2021. 

February 05 2021

Engagement period closes

The public engagement program on the draft Terms of Reference runs from January 11 – February 5, 2021.

February 2021

Terms of Reference finalized

Parks Canada will carefully analyse all comments received across all platforms and use them to inform any needed revisions to the Terms of Reference. 

April 2021

Expert panel in place

Parks Canada anticipates the expert panel will be in place in spring 2021, following the finalization of the Terms of Reference.

December 2021

Expert panel produces interim report

The expert panel will produce an interim report by the end of 2021 for input from local Indigenous groups, stakeholders and the public.

March 2022

Expert panel produces final report

A final report, including a suite of recommendations, is anticipated from the panel no later than spring 2022.