Tuesday, September 27

Clinics

Community Water Fluoridation
Presentation [PDF - 3.2 MB]
Mayor Carol LeClerc, City of Terrace
Dr. Raina Fumerton, Medical Health Officer, Northern Health Authority
Dr. Sandra Allison, Chief Medical Officer, Northern Health Authority
Coco Miller, Community Engagement Coordinator, First Nations Health Authority
Dr. Patricia Daly, Chief Medical Officer, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority

Open Season on Integrity: Hunting for the Right Solution in BC
Presentation [PDF - 253 KB]
Reece Harding, Partner, Young Anderson

Reducing Liability Exposure for Local Governments
Presentation [PDF - 1 MB]
Tom Barnes, CEO and General Counsel, MIABC
Maryam Sherkat, Risk Officer and Legal Counsel, MIABC

Regulatory Changes Affecting Agri-tourism in BC
Presentation [PDF - 1.1 MB]
Brenda Lennox, Senior Manager – Strengthening Farming, Ministry of Agriculture
Jessica Lam, Land Use Planner – Strengthening Farming, Ministry of Agriculture

UBCM and FCM: Local Connections Around the World
Presentation [PDF - 4.6 MB]
Councillor Clark Somerville, President, Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Gary MacIsaac, Executive Director, UBCM
Chair Al Richmond, President, UBCM

Forums

Electoral Area Directors Forum
Presentation [PDF - 1.8 MB]
Address
Hon. Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development
Rural Dividend
Claudia Trudeau, Director – Rural Policy and Program, Rural Secretariat, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Off-road Vehicles Update
Vera Vukelich, Manager – Land Policy and Programs, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Small Talk Forum
Presentation [PDF - 11.1 MB]
Owl Walk
Mayor Jessica Lunn, Village of Slocan
Local Governments and Reconciliation
Darlene Morgan, CAO, Nisga'a Village of Gitlaxt'aamiks
Monashee Community Forest
Mayor Kevin Acton, Village of Lumby
Fighting School Closures
Mayor Sue McKortoff and Councillor Carol Youngberg, Town of Osoyoos
Brownfields to Dog Parks
Councillor Wayne Marchant, Village of Clinton
Address
Hon. Todd Stone, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure
Hon. Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development

Mid-Sized Communities Forum
Presentation [PDF - 7.1 MB]
Recruiting and Retaining Skilled Workers
Paul Kershaw, Associate Professor, School of Population and Public Health, UBC
Mayor Bob Simpson, City of Quesnel
Mark Koch, Director of Community Services, District of Lake Country
Address
Hon. Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development
Local Approaches to Marijuana Dispensaries
Mayor Patricia Heintzman, District of Squamish
Shawn Boven, CAO, City of Merritt
Mayor Debra Kozak, City of Nelson
Kevin Cormack, CAO, City of Nelson

Large Urban Communities Forum
Presentation [PDF - 36.9 MB]
Helping the Hard to Reach
Maple Ridge Resilience Initiative
Ted Swabey, CAO, City of Maple Ridge
Mark Smitton, Assistant Fire Chief – Fire Prevention and Communications, City of Maple Ridge
Shawn Matthewson, Social Policy Analyst, City of Maple Ridge
Vancouver: Taking it to the Streets
Dr. Bill MacEwan, Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UBC
Natasha Golbeck, Director of Strategy Deployment, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
Address
Hon. Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development
Perspectives on BC's Housing Market
Helmut Pastrick, Chief Economist, Central 1 Credit Union
Thomas Davidoff, Associate Professor, Strategy and Business, Economics Division, Sauder School of Business, UBC
Paul Kershaw, Associate Professor, School of Population and Public Health, UBC

Plenary Session

Drug-related Overdoses: A Public Health Emergency
Presentation [PDF - 3.3 MB]
Dr. Perry Kendall, Provincial Health Officer
Dr. Mark Tyndall, Executive Medical Director, BC Centre for Disease Control
Councillor Murry Krause, City of Prince George
Councillor Kerry Jang, City of Vancouver

Provincial Policy Sessions

BC Local Government's $200 Billion Infrastructure Challenge
Presentation [PDF - 3.7 MB]
Christina Benty, Strategic Leadership Solutions
Mayor Richard Walton, District of North Vancouver
Mayor Wayne Baldwin, City of White Rock
David Allen, CAO, City of Courtenay

BC's Input Into the National Housing Strategy
Presentation [PDF - 1.2 MB]
Greg Steves, Assistant Deputy Minister, Office of Housing of Construction Standards
Caroline Sanfacon, Regional Vice-President, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Shayne Ramsay, CEO, BC Housing

Exercise Coastal Response: Lessons Learned
Presentation [PDF - 7.4 MB]
Hon. Naomi Yamamoto, Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness
Carol McClintock, Executive Director – Organizational Learning and Public Education, Emergency Management BC
Russell Dyson, CAO, Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

In the Driver's Seat: Local Governments Talk Uber
Presentation [PDF - 94.8 MB]
Hon. Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development
Hon. Todd Stone, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure
Michael van Hemmen, Public Policy Manager, Uber
Councillor Geoff Meggs, City of Vancouver
Councillor Fred Haynes, District of Saanich
Mohan Kang, President, BC Taxi Association
Carolyn Bauer, Spokesperson, BC Taxi Association

Is Drought in Your Future? Provincial and Local Government Response and Preparedness
Presentation [PDF - 4.1 MB]
Valerie Cameron, Manager – Water Stewardship, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Dave Campbell, Head – River Forecast Centre, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Anna Warwick Sears, Executive Director, Okanagan Basin Water Board
Markus Schnorbus, Lead – Hydrological Impacts, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, University of Victoria
Regan Purdy, Infrastructure Resource Officer, Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development
Meghan McKee, Environmental Manager, Salt Spring Waterworks District

Soil Movement: Contamination and Invasive Species
Presentation [PDF - 3.2 MB]
Dominique Sigg, Wildlife Conservation Specialist, Ministry of Environment; Chair, Soils and Invasive Species Working Group
Kerry Skelly, Senior Contaminated Sites Officer, Ministry of Environment
Carolyn Richman, Environmental Education Officer, District of Saanich
Councillor Gord Baird, District of Highlands

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