Maximizing the Impact of First Nation and Métis Knowledge in Impact Assessments

 Studying a Pipeline Right-of-Way at Halfway River First Nation

 

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Incorporating and Considering Indigenous Knowledge in Environmental Assessments in Canada – We want to hear from you!

"How do Environmental Assessment (EA) Professionals experience the requirements and process to incorporate Indigenous Knowledge (IK)* in environmental assessments?”That is the question that researchers are asking for a joint research study...

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Incorporating and Considering Indigenous Knowledge in Environmental Assessments in Canada – We want to hear from you!

"How do Environmental Assessment (EA) Professionals experience the requirements and process to incorporate Indigenous Knowledge (IK)* in environmental assessments?”That is the question that researchers are asking for a joint research study...

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Traditional Knowledge Interview Training: Anishinabek/Ontario Fisheries Resource Centre

Thanks to to the Anishinabek/Ontario Fisheries  Resource Centre for inviting us to facilitate Indigenous Traditional Knowledge Interview Training in North Bay, Ontario. Our team members had a great time connecting with the AOFRC staff and...

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Fish, Canoes, Pipelines – Un-gutting Canadian Environmental Assessment

 

The federal government announced the beginning of its review of the federal environmental assessment processes on July 20, 2016 – the day before National Aboriginal Day. The Government of Canada says it has committed to review and restore...

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7 Implications of New Environmental Assessment Processes for Indigenous Nations

Looking both ways: In this post we look at seven implications of new Canadian Environmental Assessments processes for Indigenous Nations.  In a follow-up post we will look at implications for project proponents.

By Don Richardson (Shared Value...

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Changes Coming to Canada’s Pipeline Review Processes

According to news reports from Bloomberg and the National Observer, Canada’s federal government is preparing the specifics of “transition plans” for current pipeline proposals under review by the National Energy Board.  This process is part of a...

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Eyeing the Overhaul of Canada's Environmental Assessment Process

Keep your eyes on our blog for further updates as we learn more about next steps! (Photo by Molly Richardson)

 

Eyes Wide Open

 

The first steps in an overhaul of Canada’s Environmental Assessment process are “weeks, not months” away according...

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