Co-Chairs

Renée Pelletier

Renée Pelletier

Managing Partner
Olthuis, Kleer, Townshend LLP

Conference Co-Chairs Opening Remarks

October 19, 2022 8:45 am

Tuma Young

Tuma Young

Lawyer & Indigenous Law Professor
Cape Breton University

Conference Co-Chairs Opening Remarks

October 19, 2022 8:45 am

Speaker Faculty

Darlene Bernard

Chief
Lennox Island Mi’Kmaq First Nation

Jeff Callaghan

Partner
McInnes Cooper

Shirley P Dawe

Executive Director, Crown-Indigenous Consultation Coordination/Nòkwewashk
Natural Resources Canada

Debbie Eisan

Community Planner
Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Center

Traditional Welcome

October 18, 2022 8:45 am

Justice D. Timothy Gabriel

Judge
Supreme Court of Nova Scotia

Keynote

October 19, 2022 8:50 am

Bryn E. Gray

Bryn E. Gray

Partner
McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Sacha LaBillois

Chief
Ugpi'ganjig, Eel River Bar

Keynote Address

October 18, 2022 9:15 am

Cheyenne Labrador

Special Projects Manager
Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre

Alexander J. Levi

RIRSD Table Coordinator & Co-Communication Engagement Coordinator
Kopit Lodge

Adam Levine

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

Justine Maloney

Employment/Economic Development Coordinator
Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association
Tom Mann

Tom Mann

Aboriginal Relations
Belledune Port Authority

Wilbert Marshall

Chief
Potlotek First Nation

Bruce McIver

Managing Partner, Counsel for Kopit Lodge
First People's Law

Samantha Noganosh

Lands, Resources and Environment Department Manager
Magnetawan First Nation

Jesse Perley

Director of First Nations Affairs
NB Power

Patrick Polchies

Director
Kingsclear First Nation

James Richardson

Economic Development Officer
Pabineau First Nation

Caryma Sa’d

Lawyer
Law Office of Caryma Sa’d

Kimberley Zinck

Director General Nòkwewashk (No-kwe-wahshk)
Natural Resources Canada