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Blue Mountain

Conference 2017

In the Middle of Somewhere

October 03, 2017

4:00pm - 5:00pm

This session will focus on planning for resilience in hard and soft infrastructure for Indigenous peoples in Ontario. It will highlight communities affected by flooding (Kashechewan FN), depletion of water supply (Neskantage FN) and environmental degradation caused by resource extraction (Mattawa Region). It will conclude with recommendations for moving forward on the planning of these communities, as is being prioritized by the federal government.
Learning Objectives:
• Understanding the fundamentals of infrastructure resilience. 
• Understanding the role of planning in resilience.