Thursday Workshops

Communities Shaping BC's LNG Industry

Presentation [PDF - 495 KB]

David Keane, President, BC LNG Alliance
Karen Ogen-Toews, CEO, BC First Nations LNG Alliance
Chief Joe Bevan, Kitselas First Nation
Mayor Lori Ackerman, City of Fort St. John
Mayor Phil Germuth, Municipality of Kitimat
Kathleen Connolly, Executive Director, Dawson Creek & District Chamber of Commerce

Forestry 101 – Principles & Opportunities for Strengthening Community Interaction

Presentation [PDF - 1.1 MB]

Tim Sheldan, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development (FLNRO)
Tom Ethier, Assistant Deputy Minister of Resource Stewardship, FLNRO
Dave Peterson, Assistant Deputy Minister of Tenures, Competitiveness & Innovation, FLNRO
Shane Berg, Deputy Chief Forester, FLNRO
Ray Crampton, District Manager, FLNRO
Kalin Uhrich, Chief Forester, Canfor Corp.
Paul Nuttall, Western Forest Products
Sarah Fraser, Executive Director, FLNRO

Short-term Rentals & Affordable Housing: Room for Both?

Mike Furey [PDF - 132 KB], CAO, Resort Municipality of Whistler
Cecilia Achiam [PDF - 375 KB], General Manager, Community Safety, City of Richmond
Anthony Haddad [PDF - 503 KB], Director, Development Services, City of Penticton
Christopher Garrish [PDF - 982 KB], Planning Supervisor, Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen
Mayor Josie Osborne [PDF - 213 KB], District of Tofino

Transforming Flood Mitigation: New Directions

Presentation [PDF - 7.1 MB]

Bob Purdy, Director of External Relations & Corporate Development, Fraser Basin Council
Mayor Merlin Nichols, District of Chetwynd
Andrew Hannan, Regional Director of Pacific Region, Public Safety Canada
Heather Lyle, Executive Director, Planning Mitigation & Partnerships, Emergency Management BC
Chair Jason Lum, Fraser Valley Regional District
Councillor Heather Deal, City of Vancouver
David Marshall, Executive Director, Fraser Basin Council

Transgender Inclusion: Preparing for the New Reality

Presentation [PDF - 1003 KB]

Drew Dennis, Principal Partner, TransFocus Consulting
Anne Nickerson, Director, Equal Employment Opportunity Program, City of Vancouver
Dr. Raeleen Manjak, Director of Human Resources, City of Vernon

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