Images from the Conference

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

Roy Sidders has led the delivery of the joint land use planning process for the Far North of Ontario for the past 10 years. Roy was the planning team chairman for the first community based land use plan completed in the Far North of Ontario (the Whitefeather Forest Plan) and oversaw completion of three other plans. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry.


Plenary Panel Presentation and Discussion: What are we planning for? Balancing culture and industry values- Community based land use planning in the Far North of Ontario

Wednesday, February 17, 2016.   1:40 – 3:00

Roy Sidders -- Planning Manager, Far North Branch, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry