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The forum and the conference brought together Indigenous communities, thought leaders and relevant organizations from across Canada. There were over 200 participants who attended each of these events and heard from a talented group of presenters.

These events provided opportunities for stakeholders, practitioners and experts to discuss relevant issues and practices surrounding cumulative effects. These videos are an engaging way to learn from experts in the field and see how communities are adapting to the cumulative impacts of human activities across environmental, cultural, social and health dimensions.

  • Stewards of the Land – Shawanaga First Nation Environmental Management Plan
    October 12, 2019
  • Shawanaga Land Use Plan – Our Community, Our Way
    October 12, 2019
  • Six Examples of Creative Engagement that Work
    October 12, 2019
    Green 3D map
    We know that having as many people from your Indigenous nation engaged in your land…
  • Five Crucial Elements Every Land Use Plan Needs
    September 1, 2019
    Ducks in water
    What motivates most planners is a deep desire to create spaces for people to live…
  • Three Questions to a Clear Vision
    September 1, 2019
    Tree in winter
    Whether you are building a land use plan, a community energy plan or any other…
  • Background Info Check List
    September 1, 2019
    Scrolls of documents
    Gathering existing background information into one place is a great way to start any planning…
  • Indigenous Planning Cheat Sheet: Five Types, Tips and Resources
    September 1, 2019
    Wooden 3D map
    Springtime is planning time! Do you hear that and groan?
  • Indigenous Nations Lead the Way in Marine Planning: How to Get Involved
    September 1, 2019
    Boat on lake
    From coast to coast to coast, Indigenous nations are leading the way for marine planning.
  • How to Use Video for Maximum Impact
    September 1, 2019
    Man doing video narration
    So you have this fantastic new land use plan that you’ve worked on for two…
  • Indigenous nations prepare for high waters: Floodplain Mapping
    September 12, 2019
    Magnetawan River flooding
    Every spring, a growing number of Indigenous nations face the threat of surging meltwaters, and…

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