October 27-29, 2014 | Palais des Congrès de Montréal | Montréal, Québec

Community, Municipality and First Nations Engagement - Back to the Future

A proposed wind farm is a challenge for a local community. Over the years, different approaches have been implemented to involve stakeholders and give them a sense of control over their environment and resources. This session will present different ways to provide a sense of empowerment to local communities. *This session will include presentations made in English and French. Simultaneous interpretation will be available in the room.

Sponsored by:  DNV GL full color logo - on screen


Session Moderator:
Gilles Côté, Director, Sustainable Development, Kruger Energy Inc.

A Working Model for Community Wind in Canada
Andy McCallum, Developments VP for Natural Forces and Vice President of the Wind4All Companies, Natural Forces/Wind4All

The Val-Éo Model: An approach for the local community to control the development of its wind resource
Patrick Côté, Consultant, Business Development, Coopérative Val-Éo

Engaging Early and Often, Building Relationships and Saving Money
David Warner, Associate Developer, EDF EN Canada

Building Efficient Partnerships with First Nations
Marc-Alexandre Hudon, Partner, Aboriginal Law, McCarthy Tétrault