Public Record - Canada’s North Beyond 2011 (Part 1 of 6)
In the first session of a conference entitled Canada’s North Beyond 2011, Aboriginal, business, and government leaders discuss governance challenges in the North. The conference is taking place in Edmonton, Alta., from October 11 to 13, 2011, and is hosted by the Conference Board of Canada.
This discussion on October 12, 2011, features Gabriela Sparling (deputy minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations in the government of the Northwest Territories), Clément Chartier (president of the Métis National Council), Phil Fontaine (the former national chief of the Assembly of First Nations), Floyd K. Roland (the outgoing premier of the Northwest Territories) and Louise Grondin (the senior vice-president of environment and sustainable development at Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd). The panel is moderated by Mary Simon (the president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami).