The Importance of Indigenous and Northern Women's Experiences and Knowledges in Impact Assessments

Leah Levac and Susan Manning
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This brief, submitted to the Senate of Canada's Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources in 2019, supported the implementation of An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act (Bill C-69). The submission highlights research findings accompanied by quotes from women with direct experience in resource-affected communities, a summary of points that contribute to the finding, and associated recommendations to improve the implementation of Bill C-69.

You can read this brief here.