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Speakers

Featured Speakers

Scott Slocombe -- Professor Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, Ph.D.

Scott Slocombe Professor Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, Ph.D.

Scott Slocombe is Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University. His research has focused on different aspects of the management of large complex regions, including ecosystem-based management, regional planning, and environmental assessment for almost thirty years. Northern Canada, the Yukon, and other remote and/or mountainous regions have been the key locale for all that time.

Laura Cabott -- Lawyer, Cabott & Cabott

Laura Cabott Lawyer, Cabott & Cabott

Laura Cabott is a lawyer who has spent seventeen years representing former residential school students in legal claims. Her work has taken her across the North to all three Territories and Northern British Columbia.  She was also a negotiator and signatory of the Indian Residential Schools National Settlement Agreement in 2006. As well, she has made an award winning film about residential schools.

Events

Plenary Panel Presentation and Discussion: What Do We Need to Know to Plan in the North - The Residential School Legacy-What Planners Need to Know

Tuesday, February 16, 2016.   1:40 – 3:00

Website
www.cabottandcabott.com

Additional Speakers