A huge shout-out to the lovely people of Wasauksing First Nation and the work they have been doing on their land use and environmental management plans! It has been a lot of fun helping create these plans and this video that explains the "why" behind all of this planning work:
Indigenous Planning Blog Series
This blog post is part of a series that explores ways Indigenous communities have used the planning process to create an exciting vision for their future and a realistic roadmap to get there – and some resources and ideas for you to do the same. We hope you join us for the rest of the ride. And please get in touch if there’s a topic you’d like us to explore.
Read more posts in this series:
- Five Crucial Elements Every Land Use Plan Needs (in eBook)
- Three Questions to a Clear Vision (in eBook)
- Background Info Check List (in eBook)
- Indigenous Planning Cheat Sheet: Five Types, Tips and Resources
- Indigenous Nations Lead the Way in Marine Planning: How to Get Involved
- How to Use Video for Maximum Impact
- Indigenous nations prepare for high waters: Floodplain Mapping
- Six examples of creative engagement that work (in eBook)
- Funding your land use plan (in eBook)
- The Secret Ingredient: Pick the right community champion (in eBook)
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If you are trying to figure out how to get started, do give us a shout. We’d be happy to discuss your options and help you weigh the pros and cons of your planning options. We’re a team of self-proclaimed planning geeks who love to talk about this stuff, so don’t hesitate to get in touch.
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We are a Canadian B Corp, and we assist Indigenous communities with support throughout regulatory processes surrounding major development projects like mines, hydroelectric facilities, transmission lines, highway expansions, oil and gas pipelines, natural resource transport applications and nuclear power.
We have deep context and experience behind the recommendations we provide, having worked for our clients on almost every major project in Canada over the last 10 years. For us, it’s all about building long-term relationships with our clients. We want to get to know you and what you want to do so we can help you move your plans forward.
- Reviews of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements
- First Nation Land Code communities
- Indigenous Guardian programs
- Impact Benefit Agreements: technical and regulatory support for negotiations
- Indigenous Jurisdiction initiatives: joint management agreements and co-management agreements
- Community-based Indigenous environmental monitoring
- Indigenous Land Use Planning
- Participant funding negotiation and application support
- Multimedia Storytelling