Webinar Nov 2: Development of Project Approval Conditions

Presentations and discussion on the development of approval conditions as a key element in the impact assessment process. About this event One of the primary outcomes of the impact assessment process is the set of conditions defined in a certificate or approval. Join us for two talks and discussion on approval conditions. Conditions Development for

Webinar: Assessing Projects Better Using Systems Thinking

IAIA- Western and Northern Canada Affiliate is pleased to present: Assessing Projects Better Using Systems Thinking An online talk and Q + A with Alan Ehrlich Wed. October 20, 11:30 am Pacific Time, 12:30 pm Mountain Time For decades, environmental impact assessment has evaluated impacts on individual valued components, but has rarely examined how all

[Fully Booked] Webinar May 5: Indigenous Participation in Construction Monitoring

IAIA-WNC presents a webinar with Raymond Cardinal on the increase in Indigenous participation in construction monitoring. May 5, 2021 at 11:30am PDT (12:30pm MDT) Register at our IAIA-WNC Eventbrite Page About the Presentation A presentation on the increase in Indigenous participation in construction monitoring, and some practical advice on how to build best practices in terms of working with Indigenous

IAIA-WNC Annual General Meeting and Presentation

IAIA-WNC invites you to our online AGM on April 15. The AGM will be immediately followed by a presentation by Dr. Glenn Brown on organized reasoning in impact assessment (more details to follow). Please see below the AGM notice and call for nominations to the IAIA-WNC Board. Please contact us with any questions. Thursday, April

Dec 16 Webinar: Northern Impact Assessments

Please join us for an online event featuring a trio of talks on impact assessment in Nunavut and Northwest Territories. Wednesday, December 16, 2020 (11:30am Pacific Time, 12:30pm Mountain Time) Ensuring Nunavut Developments Respect Inuit Knowledge, Customs and Rights Speaker: Ryan Barry, Former Executive Director of the Nunavut Impact Review Board Examining how community participation

Webinar Nov. 19: Assessing Economic Impacts Like One Actually Cares

IAIA- Western and Northern Canada Affiliate is pleased to present: Assessing Economic Impacts Like One Actually Cares An online talk and Q + A with Chris Joseph MRM PhD Thursday November 19, 2020 (11:30am Pacific Time, 12:30pm Mountain Time) This talk will cover the role of economic impact information in major project decision-making, standard methods

Call out for Online Presentations on IA topics! Fall / Winter 2020

Hello IAIA-WNC members! Do you have a timely IA topic you’ve been wanting to present but don’t have a venue for? Or, are you interested in re-purposing your Seville IAIA 2020 presentation? IAIA-WNC is going to be hosting a series of online presentations (on Google Meet) and we are reaching out to you to see

Online Workshop – Climate Change Considerations in the New Federal Impact Assessment Regime – Jun 27, 2020

The Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary is presenting an online workshop on June 27, 2020: Climate Change Considerations in the New Federal Impact Assessment Regime Canada’s new federal impact assessment legislation came into force in August 2019. It includes explicit requirements to take into account climate change considerations during assessment and decision-making

Now Available: Summer 2020 Issue of WNC Impact

The summer 2020 issue of WNC Impact is now available! Click on the link below or ‘copy and paste’ it into your browser to read about the latest news on environmental management and EIA. https://iaia-wnc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/IAIA-WNC_Impact_Spring_2020.pdf We hope you enjoy it!

REMINDER: 2020 Annual General Meeting of IAIA-WNC

2020 Annual General Meeting of IAIA-WNC TAKE NOTICE that a meeting of the members of the International Association for Impact Assessment – Western and Northern Canada Affiliate (the “Organization”) will be held by teleconference on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 12:00 PM Mountain time (11:00 AM Pacific time, 1:00 PM Central time). The agenda will

New EA Act Workshop

On behalf of the BC Environmental Assessment Office, the International Association for Impact Assessment’s (IAIA) Western and Northern Canada branch invites you to attend the following session: As you know, the Environmental Assessment Act (2018), passed in the Legislature on November 2018, came into force on December 16, 2019. On February 11 and 12, the Environmental Assessment Office

*POSTPONED* Organized Reasoning Series 2020 – Victoria, BC

MORE EFFECTIVE IA: TOOLS FOR STRONGER ARGUMENT AND CLEARER WRITING About the Workshop: Our previous Organized Reasoning workshops were well received in Vancouver, Victoria, Whitehorse, Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife. A number of government agencies and companies have begun using these tools and IAIA-WNC has received multiple requests for more workshops. We want to provide our

ORGANIZED REASONING SERIES 2020 – YELLOWKNIFE (February 27 & 28, 2020)

More Effective IA: Tools for Stronger Argument and Clearer Writing Workshop from IAIA-WNC About this Event Our previous Organized Reasoning workshops were well received across Western and Northern Canada. In Yellowknife in February, the Government of NWT will be offering another of a series of Organized Reasoning workshops for their staff. The Mackenzie Valley Environmental

*POSTPONED* ORGANIZED REASONING SERIES 2020 – CALGARY, AB

MORE EFFECTIVE IA: TOOLS FOR STRONGER ARGUMENT AND CLEARER WRITING About the Workshop: Our previous Organized Reasoning workshops were well received in Vancouver, Victoria, Whitehorse, Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife. A number of government agencies and companies have begun using these tools and IAIA-WNC has received multiple requests for more workshops. We want to provide our