Panel: Achieving Meaningful Consultation during a Pandemic -Exploring Lessons Learned and Best Practices for People and Projects in a Virtual Consultation Process

November 23, 2021 11:00am

Adam Levine
Team Leader, Indigenous Relations and Participant Funding
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Kathleen Duguay
Manager, Community Affairs and Nuclear Regulatory Protocol, Nuclear
NB Power

This session will explore the strategies employed by consultation representatives using virtual platforms in response to the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. What is the future of virtual consultation once restrictions are lifted?

  • Achieving meaningful consultation in a virtual setting
    • Building successful working relationships
    • Gaining community consensus
  • Examining whether a virtual consultation process could be challenged in court
  • Exploring appropriate uses for virtual consultation beyond the pandemic restrictions