The International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) is the world's leading professional association in the field of impact assessment.

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IAIA's Western and Northern Canada (WNC) Affiliate includes members from the federal and territorial government, consultancies, co-management boards, industry and NGOs. Its goal is to promote and develop best practice in environmental impact assessment.

Our members enjoy:

  • Riveting lunch seminars by notable guest speakers
  • Enlightening conferences on Environmental Impact Assessment -related themes
  • Valuable networking at pub nights and social events
  • Fascinating Newsletters with environmental management news, events, job postings and more

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Calling all members (or prospective members) who would like to join the IAIA-WNC Board of Directors – nominations are now open. There are four open positions. The board term is two years. Executive Committee meetings (composed of the Directors and the appointed Regional Directors) occur by teleconference every 6 weeks or so in the fall and […]

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IAIA-WNC held a successful series of talks around the theme of The Future of Pipelines. In Canada over the last few years, there has been much discussion and controversy around the contentious issue of hydrocarbon pipelines. The matter involves all levels of government, First Nations, community organizations, NGOs, and other stakeholders. The pubinar series delved […]

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In this issue: IAIA-WNC News Upcoming Events Event Follow Up and Feedback Regional Highlights Changes to the IAIA WNC Fee Structure IAIA News and Events New Section – News from Members IAIA-WNC News Since this edition of the newsletter is being sent out just as the holiday season is starting, the IAIA-WNC Executive team wants […]

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Workshop in Whitehorse, Yukon on November 19-20 Our previous Organized Reasoning workshops were well received in Vancouver, Victoria, Whitehorse, Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife. In Whitehorse in November, the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board will be offering another installment of a series of Organized Reasoning workshops for their staff. The Yukon Government provided workshops to […]

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Bill Ross is the recipient of IAIA-WNC’s Lifetime Achievement Award. This award recognizes outstanding contributions and dedication to the professional practice of environmental assessment in Canada and internationally. The award was presented to Dr. Ross at an event in Calgary on June 6. Bill Ross is a professor (now emeritus) at the University of Calgary in the […]

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Speakers: Marla Orenstein-Canada West Foundation Dr. Brenda Kenny (Formerly Canadian Energy Pipeline Association) When: Second Tuesday each month – November 13 and December 11, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Where: November 13 – Rose & Crown Traditional Pub & Restaurant (1503 – 4 Street S.W.) December 11 – The Metropolitan (150, 318 – 8 […]

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Spotlight

Presentations from Future of Pipelines Pubinar Series (Fall 2018)

 

IAIA-WNC held a successful series of talks around the theme of The Future of Pipelines. In Canada over the last few years, there has been much discussion and controversy around the contentious issue of hydrocarbon pipelines. The matter involves all levels of government, First Nations, community organizations, NGOs, and other stakeholders. The pubinar series delved […]

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Organized Reasoning in IA – Whitehorse Workshop – New Offering!

 

Workshop in Whitehorse, Yukon on November 19-20 Our previous Organized Reasoning workshops were well received in Vancouver, Victoria, Whitehorse, Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife. In Whitehorse in November, the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board will be offering another installment of a series of Organized Reasoning workshops for their staff. The Yukon Government provided workshops to […]

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The Future of Pipelines – Updated Locations

 

Speakers: Marla Orenstein-Canada West Foundation Dr. Brenda Kenny (Formerly Canadian Energy Pipeline Association) When: Second Tuesday each month – November 13 and December 11, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Where: November 13 – Rose & Crown Traditional Pub & Restaurant (1503 – 4 Street S.W.) December 11 – The Metropolitan (150, 318 – 8 […]

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