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Commercial Film and Photography Application Guidelines for Aulavik, Ivvavik and Tuktut Nogait National Parks

The Parks Canada Western Arctic Field Unit

Step 2 - Getting Ready to Roll

Will your application meet the following conditions and requirements?
Conditions Possible Supplementary Requirements
  • Providing an additional comprehensive liability insurance policy indicating a minimum of $2,000,000 naming “Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada as represented by Parks Canada Agency”
  • Obtaining Environmental Impact Screening Committee (EISC) approval. Information about the screening process is outlined in the EISC Operating Guidelines and Procedures available online at the EISC website ( ) .
  • Acceptance of an indemnification clause and full responsibility for any incidents, and/or cost of clean-up or site rehabilitation
  • Compliance with National Park Regulations
  • Maintenance and clean-up of the site including, garbage and human waste disposal
  • Respectful and professional contact with the visiting public and traditional users
  • Inclusion of a statement on the daily roster, if applicable, indicating appropriate conduct in the national park
  • Other environmental assessment processes: the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA), the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act (YESAA), and the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Assessment Act (MVEAA). The Parks Canada Filming and Photography Permitting Officer will review the application and advise of any CEAA, YESAA or MVEAA requirements as soon as possible.
  • Cooperation with the Parks Canada on-site staff
  • Supply the park with a complimentary copy of the completed project for internal educational purposes
  • When the park has participated directly in the project Parks Canada may undertake a factual review of the final product
  • Provide an on screen credit to Parks Canada and the specific name of the park
  • Provide a security deposit to ensure site restoration and clean up