Tuesday, February 16

 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Break Out Session 2

Governance – The Planning Context – Environmental Assessment

Environmental assessment has a major role in land planning and decision making by default, by design and most recently by indigenous led EA’s – all will be examined in session.


Moderator: Ann Peters RPP, MCIP -  Planner, Dillon Consulting, Yellowknife.

Planning for Change – Values Cultural/Heritage

This session examines the strong connections to land, culture and tradition and how those values are shaping climate, sustainability and land use policy in the north.

Venue: Longhouse

Moderator: Jim Bell -Manager, Regional Land Use Planning, Yukon Government.

Planning Methods – Engaging and Building Trust

Building public trust through collaborative planning and engagement.

Venue: Artist Studio

Moderator: Nick Grzybowski BSc., MADR - Yukon Land Use Planning Council, Associate Consultant.


Planners from Labrador, Nunavut and NWT discuss how planning helping communities build capacity, respond to economic decline and celebrate place.

Venue: Library

Moderator: Daniel Grant - Strategic Analyst, Sustainability, Department of Lands, GNWT.