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Indigenous Consultation and Engagement (5)

Coast Salish Fish Trap. Photo: Richard Eriksson, Flickr

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Open Letter to Minister Valcourt from Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Honourable Bernard Valcourt Minister, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Les Terrasses de la Chaudière, North Tower 10 Wellington...

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Moose Cree sign - building relationships

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Resolving Conflicts Between Industry and Aboriginal Communities

While Idle No More has brought national and international attention to Aboriginal issues, those within Canada’s resource sector have been keenly...

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Mineral Exploration Mining Aboriginal Community Engagement (ACE): A Guidebook

Aboriginal Community Engagement (ACE) : A Guidebook was written with the sincere hope that it would be viewed as a resource for those who are...

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Deer Lake Park sculpture 'Vitality' by Thomas Cannell, Coast Salish artist. Photo: JMV, Flickr

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Indigenous Engagement vs Indigenous Consultation. Here's the difference.

Why do we see some organizations call their work Indigenous Engagement and some refer to it as Indigenous Consultation? To find the answer we need to...

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Aboriginal Engagement - early, often and ongoing

A few years ago I was working for a client on a project when I received a phone call from a local community leader with a request for a corporate...

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truck and tractor mining

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Aboriginal Consultation Before Action is Critical

Three tips: consult, consult, consult by TIM GARDNER Canadian Mining & Energy Published September 2012 (posted here with permission from Canadian...

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RCMP sign

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Dion Arnouse - The Path From First Nation RCMP Officer to Consultant

Dion Arnouse is the founding CEO of 2Badgers Consulting Inc. He is a successful small business entrepreneur and served as a First Nation RCMP for 22...

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tug boats and logs

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Why Indigenous Engagement isn't Stakeholder Engagement

In this article, we talk about why Indigenous Engagement isn't Stakeholder Engagement. The term stakeholder is a commonly used business and...

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What's first step in building a relationship with Aboriginal community

Strong Aboriginal Relationships Key to Resource Sector Success Reproduced courtesy of: Dan Jepsen Early engagement with Aboriginal leaders and...

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teepees in Ottawa

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Indigenous Consultation and Engagement

What's the difference between consultation and engagement? Legally, the government has the duty to consult but sometimes governments do make project...

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