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

Insulation & Air Sealing Training Courses

Online

Free online green building skills training for building a more sustainable Canada. Insulation and air sealing installer training, air barriers, and more are currently open for online registration. National Insulation and Air Sealing Training Program Focus on National Code and National Energy Code requirements. This comprehensive 9 part series presents construction and renovation focused learning content, based on input from industry, government and manufacturing sources. Certificate upon completion. Air Barriers for Professionals Air Barriers for Professionals is practically oriented information for residential construction workers and renovators who deal with air tightness, insulation and various control barriers to improve the energy efficiency of homes. Certificate upon completion.

Free

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

ACORN Canada National Convention 2024

Ontario Tech University/Durham College South Village Residence 32 Commencement Dr., Oshawa, ON, Canada

ACORN Canada’s 7th bi-annual National Convention is happening in 2024 where ACORN members from across the country will come together to listen to exciting guest speakers, including labour leaders, community allies, politicians and more; meet other ACORN members and leaders from across the country; attend workshops on how to build power for change; and learn the skills and tools needed to develop grassroots campaigns.

LEED Green Associate Training

Online

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!

Passive House Canada Conference

University of Victoria Victoria, BC, Canada +1 more

The Passive House Canada Conference is a national annual event that celebrates the advancement that Passive House has made in Canada and also highlight the challenges that are in front of us. Climate Change, Health & Wellness, Retrofits, Innovation and Affordability will be at the forefront of the discussions. At the Passive House Canada Conference, participants can expect to participate in engaging and interactive sessions that will further enhance their knowledge of the standard and how it supports emission reduction. Those new to the standard will find opportunities to network and learn from other Passive House enthusiasts.

2024 Green Building Festival

Bram & Bluma Appel Salon Toronto, Ontario, Canada +1 more

The next Green Building Festival will take place on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, and will feature both keynote speakers and panel sessions. For 17 years, Green Building Festival (GBF) programming has showcased the most inspiring forces driving sustainable and resilient buildings and cities, grounded in credible research and proven projects. In the run-up to the next Green Building Festival, we will be hosting a number of events and activities related to the topic of the nexus between buildings and infrastructure. Sign for our newsletter to ensure you are updated on everything involving GBFest 2024. The Green Building Festival is one of the building industry’s ‘must attend’ events. It attracts a cross-population of senior-level building industry professionals from architects and engineers to utility companies, government policymakers, and leading academics.

Carbon Footprint Accounting: Scope 1 and 2 GHG Emissions

Online

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 cietcanada.com to learn more about this course and to register (website link below)

$1,095

Atlantic Canadian Conference on Energy System Modelling

Delta Hotel Beausejour 750 Main Street, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada +1 more

The Energy Modelling Hub and Net Zero Atlantic are excited to invite you to participate in the Atlantic Canadian Conference on Energy System Modelling from June 19-20, 2024 at the Delta Hotel Beausejour, 750 Main Street, Moncton, New Brunswick. Ticket registration is free. Register today!  Theme The theme of the event is "Integrating Deep Changes into Future Energy Landscapes: Navigating Atlantic Canada’s Energy Transition," which underscores our commitment to exploring the dynamic and rapidly evolving energy environment. Join us for engaging discussions about the future of Atlantic Canada’s energy system. Conference Overview The event will consist of a day and a half of insightful discussions and presentations, offering regional, national, and international perspectives. Our panels will explain how energy models can help guide us through deep changes to the energy landscapes, highlighting the importance of agile and informed policy-making. This conference is more than a platform for sharing ideas, too. It is an opportunity to forge connections and align regional strategies with broader national energy system modelling efforts. Whether you are seeking to grasp the nuances of Atlantic Canada’s energy transition or contribute to shaping its future, this conference is your gateway to the forefront of energy system innovation and collaborative policy development. […]

Clean Power Finance Canada – CanREA Summit

CIBC Square 81 Bay Street, Toronto, ON, Canada +1 more

This day-long conference aims to forge a critical community for clean power finance professionals in Canada, bringing together the clean energy community (project developers, asset owners and managers) and the finance community (bankers, lenders, investors, finance professionals and tax experts), as well as lawyers, insurers, and independent engineering firms who can also lend a valuable perspective. Whether you want to get answers to your most pressing questions, make connections to help you capitalize on opportunities and strike successful deals, partner with clean power developers, or secure financing for developing your clean power projects, this CanREA Summit is a rare and valuable opportunity to network with key players in this industry and meet key decision-makers in the finance community.

CanREA Connects—Ontario

Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown 249 Queen’s Quay West, Toronto, ON, Canada +1 more

Don’t miss this year’s CanREA’s “Summer Solstice” networking reception in downtown Toronto! This highly anticipated annual event is always an excellent occasion to connect with other industry leaders excited about future opportunities and growth in Ontario. The Summer Solstice networking reception immediately follows a new, full-day conference, also held in downtown Toronto, connecting the finance and clean energy sectors driving Canada’s energy transition. We’re expecting 250 movers and shakers to come out in support of CanREA’s work—both in Ontario and across Canada.

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