Worldview Bridging: Improving Indigenous Engagement

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Ontario Professional Planners Conference 2021

With Sheila Bourdreau, Sprucelab and Gary Pritchard, 4 Directions and member of Curve Lake First Nations, PRIME Strategy & Planning Lisa Prime and Nadia Dowhaniuk shared insight and discussion on how planners can participate in improving relations with Indigenous communities through environmental assessment and planning projects. Building trust and relationships first is key to how we can do better. Meeting community members and hearing what they prioritize supports engagement.