Images from the Conference

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

Facilitator (s): Mike Ellis Senior Planner at the City of Whitehorse, MCI., RPP & Ben Campbell Planner at City of Whitehorse, MCIP

Description: See some examples of new and old development, talk about history, aesthetic standards, zoning, trail planning and consultation in the oldest residential part of Whitehorse.