Working with Indigenous People on Environmental Projects

Think differently when engaging Indigenous Peoples on environmental projects. First Nation participation in environmental decision making is increasingly recognized as vital to the move towards greater sustainability. Indigenous peoples worldwide share a unique and profound bond with the environment. Join Gary Pritchard, Environmental Project Manager from Curve Lake First Nation, to gain an understanding of how to work with Canada’s Indigenous Peoples when engaging on environmental business or projects. This webinar is intended to get young professionals thinking about how they do business with or conduct environmental business differently with local first nation communities. Participants will learn how to search out local First Nation community interests based on the proximity of a project location to treaty rights and when engagement should take place. The webinar is modelled after Rivers Edge Education and Consulting’s transformative workshop model, with a special focus on environmental projects. This webinar is designed for employers, employees, and professionals who currently work or would like to work with Indigenous people on environmental projects. Get Started Regular Price: $65 EP Member Price: Free Course Length: 60 Mins Career Stage: All Career Stages

Indigenous Awareness 101

An introduction to the histories, cultures and issues facing Indigenous Peoples in Canada. With over 1.6 million people in Canada identifying as Indigenous, it is essential to recognize the heritage, diversity, and rights of Indigenous Nations. The histories, traditions, and beliefs of Indigenous communities are unique and all cultures are integral to Canada. Many employers consider Indigenous Awareness as essential knowledge for job seekers and professionals. Brad Spence from ECO Canada presents “Indigenous Awareness 101” which explores issues facing Indigenous peoples today from historical and critical perspectives. This webinar is designed for people who want to learn more about Indigenous peoples and support the reconciliation efforts in Canada. Learn more about the issues facing Indigenous peoples today from historical and critical perspectives. Register now to access the free webinar video.

Indigenous Perspective on the Environmental Assessment Process

Consultation is Key to a Successful Environmental Assessment (EA) Process Traditional Knowledge (TK) has formed an integral role in how we, the Indigenous Peoples, see and understand changes to the environment. For Indigenous communities, TK continues to serve as an important building block on how we determine change and environmental impacts on any particular activity. The Environmental Assessment (EA) process in its broadest sense is not new to Indigenous Communities, however, over time it has been formalized and serves as an interaction between their knowledge systems and Western development. In this 2-part webinar, hear first-hand experience of how TK impacts the EA process. This course is ideal for: Consultants Project Managers Project Coordinators Policy and Regulatory Analysts/Officials Team Leaders and Management Get Started Regular Price: $99 EP Member Price: Free Course Length: 2 hrs Career Stage: All Career Stages

LEED Green Associate Training


LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. The LEED Green Associate is the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field. To date, this course and its materials have proven to be instrumental in helping over 8000 students pass their respective exams at a 99% pass rate. This course is offered at a quarter of the price and time as the competition and is geared at allowing students to graduate with letters after their name! This course is instructed by a USGBC Faculty member and is the most effective way to pass. Save money by registering today and make a positive difference in your career!

Carbon Footprint Accounting: Scope 1 and 2 GHG Emissions


The international community unanimously agrees that there is no doubt about the urgency of the climate crisis. Climate change is increasingly affecting government and private sector organizations. To be resilient in the face of this reality, organizations must plan and implement decarbonization plans to help them contribute to the fight against climate change, mitigate its effects on their activities, and take advantage of growth and sustainable development opportunities. Decarbonization planning involves setting greenhouse gas (GHG) emission mitigation targets and carbon neutrality objectives. The first step in organizational planning is quantifying GHG emissions (carbon footprint). Visit to learn more about this course and to register (website link below)


Community Solar Skills Program

Jonas Roberts Memorial Community La Ronge, Saskatchewan, Canada +1 more

On October 17th and 18th at the Jonas Roberts Memorial Community in La Ronge, Saskatchewan, Iron & Earth and the Lac La Ronge Indian Band will be presenting a Condensed Community Solar Skills Training Program. Iron & Earth has been presenting our community-based rapid upskilling program since 2020 and are pleased to have the opportunity to work with the community in La Ronge on this latest project. It is part of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band's Community Energy Planning Project. Through this project, the Lac La Ronge Indian Band aims to create one Community Energy Plan for each of the 6 communities of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band to address the communities’ current and future energy needs. We are currently accepting applications from community members based in the six communities of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band (Grandmother’s Bay, Hall Lake, La Ronge, Little Red River, Stanley Mission and Sucker River), community members in the surrounding areas, and from fossil fuel industry and Indigenous workers with an interest in learning the skills needed to participate in solar energy project design, installation, and maintenance. Thanks to the generous contributions of several funders, this two day Condensed Community Solar Skills program is […]


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