In this Motion, the Colville Lake Renewable Resources Council (“Colville RRC”), Ayoni Keh Land Corporation (“AKLC”) and Behdzi Ahda” First Nation (“Behdzi Ahda””) (collectively referred to as “Colville Parties” apply to the Sahtu Renewable Resources Board (“Board”), pursuant to section 15 of the Sahtu Renewable Resources Board Rules for Hearings (“Board Rules”), for the following under section 4.1.3 of the Sahtu Renewable Resources Board Operating Procedures (“Board Operating Procedures”) section 16.1 of the Board Rules, and section 13.8 of the Sahtu Dene and Metis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement (“SDMCLCA”):
(a) a determination concerning whether the Board Members named in this Motion are in a conflict of interest on matters before the Board for decision in the Public Hearing on Management of Bluenose East Ɂekwe ̨́ (Barren-Ground Caribou) convened by the Board on January 11, 2016 and to be held in Deline on March 1-3. (the “Deline Hearing);
(b) relatedly, a determination concerning whether the participation of the Board Members named in this Motion on matters before the Board for decision in the Deline Hearing gives rise to a reasonable apprehension of bias;
(c) if it is determined that the participation of Board Members named in this Motion on matters before the Board for decision in the Deline Hearing amounts to a conflict of interest and/or gives rise to a reasonable apprehension of bias, a decision by the Board on whether the Deline Hearing should be adjourned until such time as alternate Board members can be appointed to the Board in accordance with the SDMCLCA; and
(d) such other determinations, decisions or relief as the Board may grant.