Building Understanding, Improving Outcomes

November 28, 2019

A Professional Development Workshop for Planners

Planning by its nature is intended to be inclusive. Actively engaging First Nations and Métis communities in the development of local and regional plans will improve the depth of a plan, help to identify local and regional interests of First Nations and Métis, create an understanding of potential land use conflicts, and facilitate timely approval of documents and decisions.

This one-day interactive event, will provide you with an understanding of:

  • Treaty and Aboriginal rights
  • Specific circumstances that trigger the Duty to Consult
  • Saskatchewan’s Duty to Consult Policy
  • Who is responsible to fulfill the Duty
  • The importance of early engagement
  • How engagement can effectively inform government’s approval process.


When:                  Thursday, November 28th, 2019 – 9am-4pm

Where:                Le Relais Community Hall

Federation Des Francophone de Saskatoon

308 4th Ave N, Saskatoon, SK S7K 2

Presenter:            Karen Bolton

Director of Aboriginal Consultation for the

Ministry of Government Relations

Cost:                     Members $75, Students $50

CPLU’s:                 6 – Eligible for 6 Continuous Professional Learning Units

Pre-registration is required, select SPPI events and Duty to Consult. The session will include coffee, snacks, lunch and treats.

Must register by Monday, November 25th, 2019