Images from the Conference

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

Marie-Pierre McDonald holds a Bachelor in Landscape Architecture and a Masters in Architecture and affordable housing from McGill University. In 2012, she received the student excellence award from the Quebec Association of Landscape Architects with the project  Wanaki, terre de leurs enfants which involved the relocation of the Kitcisakik community. For the last two years, she has been working in Nunavik for the Kativik Regional Government as a land use planner, where she is responsible for the renewal of the 14 northern villages master plans.


Break-out Session 4: Planning with Communities-Planning for Climate Change

Wednesday, February 17, 2016.   3:30 – 5:00