On September 30th, we honour the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is a vital component of the reconciliation process.
On Day #3, Steps 4 to 6 of the Zhashagi 6-Step to Effective Consultation approach are explored. The steps include how to assess projects, using community values identified; Introduction of Values Management Plans to manage identified values risks; Firming up Commitments between Industry and Indigenous Communities – common agreements and tools; and an overview of the Benefits of the Zhashagi Process.
On Day #2, the course begins to outline the first 3 steps to Effective Consultation. The course includes tips to ensure that capacity building is included in effective consultation between Industry and Indigenous Communities, using information sharing and Community Values risk assessment tools.
The first day of the workhop includes are review of legislation related to indigenous/industry consultation requirements in Ontario. An overview of basic consultation components and processes are covered. Both industry and indigenous community expectations are explored. The "Zhashagi 6 Steps to Consultation" approach is introduced.
Join us on Sunday March 1st @ 2:45pm to discuss a more inclusive model to consultation that is a “Create and contribute” model that allows for Indigenous Communities to have input into projects from an early stage.