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Stephanie Burnham and Susan Robertson, RPP

Susan Robertson

Susan RobertsonSusan Robertson, RPP has worked with First Nations, Métis and Indigenous communities ancestral to the Greater Golden Horseshoe for over ten years. Further to her efforts, Susan is the grateful recipient of a Credits Award in 2017 from the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation for her contribution to supporting their culture through The Shared Path/Le Sentier Partagé: Toronto’s Newest Discovery Walk© and the Credit Valley Trail Indigenous Experience Plan.

With an education in Cultural Anthropology, Human Geography and Environmental Planning, Susan strives for sustainable communities through collaboration. Committed to continuous learning, Susan has completed a two-day course by Jide Afolade, lawyer and Chief Federal negotiator on The Duty to Consult and Accomodate and is a certified member of all training courses offered by Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.

Stephanie Burnham

Stephanie Burnham Stephanie Burnham is Cayuga Nation, Wolf Clan from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. While growing up in the community, Stephanie learned the importance of family and staying connected to cultural roots to help guide her career path.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Global Studies with a focus in Indigenous Community Development, Stephanie has worked in the area of Indigenous rights recognition, community development, community and youth engagement and program management for the past 15 years. Most recently, Stephanie was part of the Six Nations Community Plan team and completed the Six Nations Community Plan update in August 2019.

Since this time, Stephanie has turned her focus to full time studies in the Rural Planning and Development Graduate Program at the University of Guelph, where she has received the Aboriginal Graduate Scholarship. Stephanie is a student member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and Ontario Professional Planners Institute. As a student, Stephanie participated on the Indigenous Planning Perspectives Taskforce for the Ontario Professional Planners Institute, which produced a recommendations report in June 2019.