advisory body to the Ministers of Environment and National
Defence, the mandate of the Institute is:
focus on the protection of the environment, and within the concept
of sustainable development, to support the viability of the military
flight training program;
provide independent verification of environmental effects as well
as expertise and advice in structuring adequate monitoring
and mitigation measures; and to foster a level of trust among
all groups affected by the military training program.
the event that studies show significant impacts are occurring that
cannot be mitigated or justified, the Institute may recommend
that appropriate action be taken to address the situation, including
that military flying activities be limited or phased out.
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