Images from the Conference

Planning the New North
Ed Peekakoot
fiddling at the Gala
Sarah Reid
on indigenous climate change adaptation planning
Iain Davidson-Hunt
makes a point
Planning the New North
The Next Generation of Planners
posing by a dugout canoe
Council Director Ron Cruikshank
presenting his experience developing the Gwich'in Regional Land Use Plan
Dr. Laurence C. Smith
gives a keynote address on "the New North: the World in 2050"
Planning the New North
Jeff Cook
speaks to a packed house on the second keynote address
Planning the New North
Michael Barrett
on the Nunavik experience with regional planning and protected areas
One of many breakout sessions
at the "Artist Studio"
Dan Paleczny
giving his perspectives on transboundary land use planning
Planning the New North
An engaging poster area
posters were also presented at lighting talks
Chief Joachim Bonnetrouge
on the lessons learned drafting the Decho Land Use Plan
Planning the New North
Dr. Laurence C. Smith
gives a keynote address on "the New North: the World in 2050"
Dakhká Khwáan Dancers
at the Gala
Cooking Up Ideas
an ice-breaking activity
Council Chair Patrick Rouble
giving the opening message
Wilbur Smarch
talking about the legacy of Indian Residential Schools
A Full House in the Longhouse
a keynote address draws a full house with about 200 attendees
singing at the Gala

Renée Kuehnle practices both Architecture and Planning, from Stantec’s Happy Valley- Goose Bay office in Labrador. She is working within both fields, bringing knowledge of buildings, construction, and design thinking to her planning and strategy work. She is currently working on regional projects throughout the five Inuit Communities in Nunatsiavut, as well as 15 communities within the Northeast Avalon Regional Plan.


Break-out Session 2: Community

Tuesday, February 16, 2016.   3:30 – 5:00

Renée Kuehnle -- Community Planner, Stantec Consulting Ltd, M.Arch