by Crystal Dorey - Communications Officer, KMKNO - Dec. 2012

Chief Gerard Julian, Assembly Co-Chair and Lead Chief of the Energy Portfolio, openings the 4th annual Learning Seminar. Photo by Crystal Dorey

On November 21st, 2012 Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiations Office/Mi’kmaq Rights Imitative (KMKNO) co-hosted a Learning Seminar with the NS Office of Aboriginal Affairs highlighting the linkages between consultation and renewable energy. This event was a continuation of a series of seminars that Office of Aboriginal Affairs (OAA) has sponsored over the past four years.

Each year OAA has hosted a conference on the Mi’kmaq consultation process and this year the focus was specific to renewable energy. The event, held at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax, brought together approximately 200 people from the Mi’kmaq communities, the NS government and indus ...

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