Infrastructure Planning Coordinator is responsible for:
Coordinating SON reviews of environmental assessments for projects that require consultation – main point of contact.
Liaising with proponents, Crown agencies, Conservation Authorities, etc. to ensure fulfillment of duty to consult on proposed development projects.
Managing finances, budgets, and legal agreements for consultation files.
Providing technical expertise and concise file updates to SON Joint Council.
Developing and implementing consultation protocols under the direction of SON Joint Council.
Analyzing new requests for consultation on potential impacts to the SON Aboriginal and Treaty rights and environmental features in the Territory.
Scoping duty to consult and potential impacts on SON Aboriginal and Treaty rights and the environment.
Scheduling and overseeing SON archaeological and environmental monitors as necessary.
Acting as main point of contact for infrastructure developments in the Traditional Territory.
Main point of contact for various other files, ex. Parks Canada, Provincial Parks.
Attending workshops, conferences, and professional development sessions to build on ecological, legislative, and technical knowledge.
Assessing proposed changes to legislation (ex. species at risk, conservation/environmental policies, Aggregate Resources Act, Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Natural Resources Canada) and providing comments as necessary.
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Our mission is to provide the infrastructure and expertise for environmental matters that affect the interests of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation and assist the Chiefs and Councils of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation in asserting First Nation jurisdiction over the environment of the Traditional Territory.
This is the sort of impact on FNs rights and livelihood that demands consent. 'B.C. First Nation files Aboriginal Rights lawsuit against Canada over salmon farms in their territory' https://t.co/Da1rpWmAo1 via @APTNNews
‘Drastic and scary’: Salmon declines prompt First Nation to take Canada to court over fish farms. Gotta wonder if a similar case can be made for stocking fish not indigenous to inland lakes. https://t.co/N5RKWac4V9