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.
In June, Canadians celebrate National Indigenous History Month to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Take this opportunity to recognize the contributions Indigenous peoples have in Canada and explore their history.
NADF is pleased to present the Northern Ontario Resources Expo - Building and Growing A Sustainable Resource-Based Economy - a conference and trade show event focusing on showcasing Northern Ontario's mining, forestry and energy sectors. The Northern Ontario Resources Expo presents a unique opportunity for First Nations, governments, producers and suppliers to discuss the challenges and opportunities for Northern Ontario's energy and resource-based economy, and to share and learn best practices for working together in a collaborative and beneficial manner to build and grow sustainable resource opportunities in Northern Ontario. Speaker presentations will offer industry insights and outlooks, professional growth and development. The Northern Ontario Resources Expo trade show will showcase some of the industry's key players and offer an abundance of informal networking opportunities for skill building, knowledge sharing, collaboration and idea generation.