Monday Study Sessions

Building and Protecting Green Communities

Doug Smith [PDF - 5.9 MB], Assistant Director - Sustainability, City of Vancouver
Mayor Josie Osborne [PDF - 12.3 MB], District of Tofino
Jordan Sturdy [PDF - 4.2 MB], MLA
Jim Hofweber [PDF - 3.2 MB], Executive Director - Environmental Emergencies and Land Remediation, Ministry of Environment
Chair Al Richmond [PDF - 11.3 MB], Cariboo Regional District
Daniel Stevens [PDF - 5.1 MB], Director - Emergency Management, City of Vancouver
Andrew Appleton [PDF - 1.3 MB], Riparian Area Regulation Resource Specialist, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Cameron Lewis [PDF - 8.5 MB], Executive Director - Waste Prevention Branch, Ministry of Environment
Allen Langdon [PDF - 1.1 MB], Managing Director, Multi-Material BC

Moving Forward with First Nations

Honourable John Rustad, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation
Grand Chief Edward John, First Nations Summit
Chief Susan Miller, Katzie First Nation
Kim Grout, CAO, City of Pitt Meadows
Mayor John Becker, City of Pitt Meadows
Chris Gilmore, Executive Director - Cross Sector Initiatives Branch, Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training
Chief Ellis Ross [PDF - 3.2 MB], Chair, Aboriginal Business and Investment Council
Karen Joseph [PDF - 869 KB], CEO, Reconciliation Canada
Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, Ambassador, Reconciliation Canada
Marissa Lawrence, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Reconciliation Canada
Mary Gerges, Senior Director of Operations, Reconciliation Canada

Making the Most of the Back Country

Vera Vukelich, Manager - Land Policy and Programs, Land Tenures Branch, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Lyle Knight, Manager - Resource Roads, Engineering Branch, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
John Hawkings [PDF - 5.6 MB], Director - Recreation Sites and Trails, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Jeremy McCall, Executive Director, Outdoor Recreation Council

Marijuana: Legalization, Legislation and Access

Tony Wilson [PDF - 618 KB], Boughton Law Corporation
Dr. Perry Kendall [PDF - 3 MB], Provincial Health Officer, Ministry of Health
Councillor Kerry Jang [PDF - 5.6 MB], City of Vancouver
Francesca Marzari, Young Anderson
Tonia Winchester [PDF - 382 KB], Deputy Campaign Director, Washington State Initiative 502

Designing Communities for Better Health - Walking Tour

Mayor Darrell Mussatto, City of North Vancouver
Claire Gram [PDF - 4.6 MB], Policy Consultant and Healthy Built Environment Lead, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority

Tools, Resources and Funding for Local Governments

List of participating organizations [PDF - 299 KB]

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