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

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

IAIA Vancouver 2021 – Information on Committees

IAIA 2021 Conference Planning Committees Overview PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE TECHNICAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE The technical program committee should consist of 10 to 12 individuals who have knowledge of IAIA conference programs, who have sufficient time to handle the workload of reviews and coordinating the overall program, and who can work closely with the program chair.

IAIA Vancouver 2021

IAIA Vancouver 2021 *Forwarding Notice from the BC Environmental Assessment Office* Good day: Each year the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) Board of Directors invites proposals from individuals and their sponsoring institutions wishing to host a future annual meeting of the Association. As some of you may be aware, the Environmental Assessment Office submitted

ORGANIZED REASONING SERIES 2020 – VANCOUVER (March 5 & 6, 2020)

More Effective IA: Tools for Stronger Argument and Clearer Writing Workshop from IAIA-WNC 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

Calgary Pubinar Documents and Links: Municipal Approach to Natural Infrastructure & the Resilience Dividend

Here is the slide deck from the Dec 10, 2019 Calgary Pubinar on a Municipal Approach to Natural Infrastructure & the Resilience Dividend: 2019Dec10 IAIA-WNC And two Resilience Dividend references: Resilience Dividend Valuation Model Framework Development Resilience Dividend Valuation Model Guide The City of Calgary websites: Resilient Calgary: www.calgary.ca/resilientcalgary Climate Team: www.calgary.ca/climateprogram And some Natural

Calgary Evening Pubinar Series – October 8: Navigating Change at Suncor

Title: Navigating the Complexities and Challenges of Changing Policy and Regulation Speakers: Janice Linehan – Director Environmental Policy at Suncor Where: The Metropolitan – Private Dining Room (150, 318 – 8 Avenue S.W., Calgary) When: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 5:30-7:00 pm Cost: Free for IAIA-WNC members; $10 for non-members ($5 for students) The International

Gender and Environmental Assessment – May 30, 2019

Join IAIA-WNC in downtown Victoria for presentations and a facilitated discussion on Gender and Environmental Assessment. Hosted by Two Worlds Consulting and IAIA Western and Northern Canada, this session explores what it means to consider gender in the context of environmental assessment (EA). What are the federal and provincial requirements for considering sex, gender, and

Community Benefits and Indigenous Inclusion in EA, a North and South Perspective – May 23

Come out to socialize with other impact assessment practitioners and discuss Indigenous Community Benefits and Inclusion in Environmental Assessment. The IAIA is the leading global network on best practice in the use of impact assessment for informed decision making regarding policies, programs, plans and projects. The International Association for Impact Assessment’s Western and Northern Canada

Evening Pubinar Series: The Meaning of Meaningful Consultation

Title: The Meaning of Meaningful Consultation Speakers: Jorge Avilés – Manager: Indigenous & Community Relations at Canada West Land Services Where: The Metropolitan – Private Dining Room (150, 318 – 8 Avenue S.W., Calgary) When: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 5:30-7:00 pm Cost: Free for IAIA-WNC members; $10 for non-members ($5 for students) The International