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November IAIA Update

IAIA-WNC is calling for nominations for the Affiliate executive. Note that these are two-year positions. Download the nomination form here, At this time, we will be filling four positions: President Treasurer Secretary Program Director

Monday, December 8, 2014 12:00-1:00pm 6th Floor Stantec Consulting Ltd. Suite 300, 805 8 Ave SW, Calgary Please RSVP to Matt Scoular by Friday, December 5, 2014: [email protected]   Abstract The future of cumulative effects assessment (CEA) is increasingly wrapped within larger issues, which ultimately includes the fate and nature of decision making of natural […]


Vancouver Workshop: November 20, 2014 Victoria Workshop: December 5, 2014 Environmental impact assessment constantly uses reasoning to reach conclusions. That process is called ‘argument’. Not argument meaning ‘quarrel,’ but argument meaning a series of reasons, leading to conclusions, targeted for a specific audience. Most professionals are not formally trained in organized reasoning. Therefore they do […]