Canada’s North Beyond 2011

The Conference Board of Canada, November 10, 2011
Conference Recordings
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Canada’s northern communities, environment, and resources are receiving much attention from governments, businesses, and the media across Canada and around the world. This conference e-Proceedings brings together Canadian and international thought leaders, decision-makers, and influencers immersed in Northern issues to discuss five major challenges facing the North today: governance, resource development, community security, infrastructure, and human capital.

Conference Recordings Agenda

Opening Remarks

Anne Golden
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Conference Board of Canada

Gabriela Sparling
Deputy Minister, Aboriginal Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations
Government of the Northwest Territories

David Stewart-Patterson
Vice-President, Public Policy
The Conference Board of Canada

Panel Discussion: Collaborating for Sustainable Prosperity: Governance in the North

Mary Simon
President
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

Clément Chartier
President
Métis National Council

Phil Fontaine
President, Ishkonigan Inc., Special Advisor to RBC,
and Former National Chief, Assembly of First Nations

The Honourable Floyd K. Roland
Premier
Government of the Northwest Territories

Louise Grondin
Senior Vice-President
Environment and Sustainable Development
Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited

Panel Discussion: Impacts of Major Projects in the North

Harvey Brooks
Deputy Minister, Economic Development
Government of Yukon

Janet E. King
Assistant Deputy Minister
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

Ruth Massie
Grand Chief
Council of Yukon First Nations

Louise Grondin
Senior Vice-President
Environment and Sustainable Development
Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited

Melanie Sturk
Director, Attraction, Retention, and Transition
Mining Industry Human Resources Council

First Nation Community Revitalisation and Sustainable Affordable Design
Seth M. Atkins
Director, Holmes Homes
The Holmes Group

Panel Discussion: Community Security—Resilient and Thriving Communities

Edward S. Kennedy
President and Chief Executive Officer
The North West Company Inc.

Tom Kerwin
Manager, Northern Housing Centre
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Worship Madeleine Redfern
Mayor
City of Iqaluit

Panel Discussion: Infrastructure Challenges in the North

Jean-François Arteau
Legal Counsel and Executive Assistant to the President
Makivik Corporation

Chester Reimer
Senior Policy Advisor
Inuit Circumpolar Council, Canada

Michael J. Ogborn
Executive Vice-President
OmniTRAX Canada, Inc.

Shaping Growth in Canada's Remote Community Economies
Elyse Allan
President and Chief Executive Officer
GE Canada

Closing Remarks—Day One

Gabriela Sparling
Deputy Minister, Aboriginal Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations
Government of the Northwest Territories

David Stewart-Patterson
Vice-President, Public Policy
The Conference Board of Canada

The Future History of the Arctic

Charles A. Emmerson
Author and Geopolitical Specialist, and
Senior Research Fellow, Chatham House, United Kingdom

Panel Discussion: International Comparative Perspectives on Canada's Role in the North

Thomas S. Axworthy
President and Chief Executive Officer
Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation

Michael Byers
Professor and Canada Research Chair
The University of British Columbia

His Excellency Erik Vilstrup Lorenzen
Ambassador of Denmark
Embassy of Denmark

Chester Reimer
Senior Policy Advisor
Inuit Circumpolar Council, Canada

Human Capital and Economic Development: Part 1—Keynote Presentations: Working with Youth for a Prosperous North

The Right Honourable Paul Martin
Former Prime Minister of Canada
Founder and Chairman, Martin Aboriginal Initiative

Mary Simon
President
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

Panel Discussion: Human Capital and Economic Development: Part 2—Nurturing Local Talent and Entrepreneurship

Clint M. Davis
President and Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

Joseph Deklic
Vice-President, Strategic Investments
Cisco Systems Canada Co.

Kelly Lendsay
President and Chief Executive Officer
Aboriginal Human Resource Council

Kyla Kakfwi Scott
Program Manager
Dechinta Bush University

Closing Remarks

David Stewart-Patterson
Vice-President, Public Policy
The Conference Board of Canada

Anne Golden
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Conference Board of Canada

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