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

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

*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

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

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

June 6 Pubinar Announcement – Are Large Big Hydros a Big Mistake?

Evening Pubinar Series (IAIA-WNC Southern Alberta) Title: Are Large Big Hydros a Big Mistake? Speaker: Miles Scott-Brown (Ciera Group) Where: Ceili’s Irish Pub on 8th Ave Downtown (803, 8th Ave SW, Calgary) When: Wednesday, June 6 from 5:30-7:00 pm   The International Association for Impact Assessment – Western and Northern Canada Affiliate (IAIA-WNC) is pleased

Proposed Changes to the Regulatory Review and Environmental Assessment Process in Canada: Keeping an Eye out for Blind Spots

Speaker: Lesley Matthews (Polaris Solutions Inc.) Where: Ceili’s Irish Pub on 8th Ave Downtown (803, 8th Ave SW, Calgary) When: Wednesday May 2, 5:30-7:00 pm The International Association for Impact Assessment – Western and Northern Canada Affiliate (IAIA-WNC) is pleased to announce the return of the “Pubinar” series of talks. Come on out to Ceili’s