Co-Chairs

Renée Pelletier

Renée Pelletier

Managing Partner
Olthuis, Kleer, Townshed
Tuma Young

Tuma Young

Lawyer & Professor, Indigenous Law
Cape Breton University

Opening Comments from the Co-Chairs

November 22, 2021 10:00 am

Speaker Faculty

Nadir André

Aboriginal Law Group, Partner
Borden Ladner Gervais

Julie Blackhawk

General Counsel, Aboriginal Affairs Portfolio
Department of Justice Canada

Angie Bruce

A/Assistant Deputy Minister, Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation Sector (IARS)
Major Projects Management Office (MPMO)

Mark Cliffe-Phillipe

Executive Director
Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board

Brian A. Crane Q.C.

Partner
Gowling WLG

Luc S. Desroches

Crown Consultation Lead
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada

Kathleen Duguay

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

Christopher Duschenes

Director General, Economic Policy Development, Lands and Economic Development
Indigenous Services Canada

Sandra Gogal

Partner, Aboriginal Law Group
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Gordon Grey

Environmental Impact Assessment Coordinator
Wolastoqey Nation

Lois Harwood

Canada Member
Fisheries Joint Management Committee

Adam Levine

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

Shannin Metatawabin

President and CEO
NACCA

R. Alex Mills

Legal Counsel,
Canada Legal Services,
Public Works and Government Services
Justice Canada

Pamela Large Moran

Lawyer/Dispute Resolution Practitioner
PLM Law Conflict Resolution Services (CRS) Atlantic

Gillian Paul

Legal and Governance Advisor
Wolastoqey Nation

Ken Paul

Lead Fisheries Negotiator and Fisheries Research Coordinator
Wolastoqey Nation
Former Director of Fisheries, Assembly of First Nations
Former Director of Fisheries and Integrated Resources, Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nation Chiefs Secretariat

Mark Podlasly

Director of Economic Policy
First Nations Major Projects Coalition

Paul J. Prosper

Regional Chief, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia
Assembly of First Nations

Keynote Address

November 22, 2021 10:10 am

James Richardson

Councillor, Economic Development Portfolio
Pabineau First Nation

Glen Thompson

Barrister, Indigenous Legal Relations, Natural Resources, Transportation and Indigenous Legal Group
Ministry of Attorney General of British Columbia

Cynthia Westaway

Director
Westaway Law Group

Confirmed Representative

Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn Incorporated (MTI)