Case Studies

Advancing a Remediation Economy in Northern Communities – How to Balance Environmental Responsibility with Economic Development

March 31, 2022 2:30pm

Rasel Hossain
Director, Contaminants and Remediation Division, Northwest Territories Region
Crown Indigenous Relations & Northern Affairs Canada

This presentation will provide examples of how the Government of Canada is working with its government partners to address: Obtaining social license, economic development, protecting the environment and climate change

    • Utilizing traditional knowledge, science and engineering to advance reclamation activities
    • Building capacity to include Indigenous opportunities and considerations in the procurement process
    • Strategies to meet stringent regulatory challenges, and increased stakeholder expectations
    • Advancing remedial economy in the region
    • Identifying challenges with cold-climate design to meet stringent regulatory requirements