Case Study

Building Economic Development Partnerships and Achieving Mutual Growth Opportunities – Examining a “First of its Kind” Agreement

November 24, 2021 10:10am

Terry Richardson
Pabineau First Nation

James Richardson
Councillor, Economic Development Portfolio
Pabineau First Nation

Tom Mann

Tom Mann
Aboriginal Relations
Belledune Port Authority

A look at the first of its kind Relationship, Engagement and Consultation Protocol agreement between the Port of Belledune, Oinpegitoig First Nation, Ugpi’Ganjig Nationa and Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn, representing eight communities.

  • Adopting Indigenous community protocols for engagement
  • Examining the differences in the consultation process when a development partnership is in place, as opposed to when it is not in place
  • Setting up simple Memorandums of Understanding – when and how they can be effective