Images from the Conference

Wilbur Smarch
talking about the legacy of Indian Residential Schools
A Full House in the Longhouse
a keynote address draws a full house with about 200 attendees
Council Chair Patrick Rouble
giving the opening message
Jeff Cook
speaks to a packed house on the second keynote address
The Next Generation of Planners
posing by a dugout canoe
Inuktitut:
Planning the New North
Dan Paleczny
giving his perspectives on transboundary land use planning
Dr. Laurence C. Smith
gives a keynote address on "the New North: the World in 2050"
Sarah Reid
on indigenous climate change adaptation planning
Dakhká Khwáan Dancers
at the Gala
Cree:
Planning the New North
An engaging poster area
posters were also presented at lighting talks
One of many breakout sessions
at the "Artist Studio"
Dr. Laurence C. Smith
gives a keynote address on "the New North: the World in 2050"
French:
Planning the New North
Council Director Ron Cruikshank
presenting his experience developing the Gwich'in Regional Land Use Plan
Chief Joachim Bonnetrouge
on the lessons learned drafting the Decho Land Use Plan
Han:
Planning the New North
Michael Barrett
on the Nunavik experience with regional planning and protected areas
Iain Davidson-Hunt
makes a point
English:
Planning the New North
Diyet
singing at the Gala
Gwich'in:
Planning the New North
Ed Peekakoot
fiddling at the Gala
Cooking Up Ideas
an ice-breaking activity

Peggy Holroyd is Senior Land Use Planner with the Department of Lands, Government of the Northwest Territories.  She has worked and written on a variety of land and resource use planning and management topics, including energy and land use policy development, and cumulative effects management. Peggy holds a Master’s in Environmental Design from the University of Calgary.