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Resource development and northern communities: New relationships and new possibilities



Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm


Science Theatres - 148

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In Northern Canada new land claim agreements, impact-benefit agreements, co-management boards and other tools help ensure more benefits from resource development are flowing to communities. This panel looks at the new relationships between resource development and Indigenous communities in Canada’s North compared to other regions of the world.

Speakers include: Frances Abele, Professor, Carleton University; Chris Southcott, PI, ReSDA; Natan Obed, President,  Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami; Gavin Hilson, Professor, University of Surrey

Co-sponsored by: Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic (ReSDA), Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA), Canadian Sociological Association (CSA), and Canadian Association for the Study of International Development (CASID).

With financial support from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences International Keynote Speaker Support Fund.