Community Engagement Tours

1st BRSEA Community Engagement Tour (Winter 2017)

Organizations participating:

  • Inuvialuit Game Council
  • Inuvialuit Regional Corporation
  • Fisheries Joint Management Committee
  • Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Hunters and Trappers Committees
  • Community Corporations
  • Community members

Communities:

  • Sachs Harbour (March 29, 2017)
  • Aklavik (March 31, 2017)
  • Inuvik (April 4, 2017)
  • Tuktoyaktuk (April 5, 2017)
  • Paulatuk (April 6, 2017)
  • Uluhaktok (April 6, 2017)

Goal of tour:

  • Provide introduction of BRSEA
  • Discuss cumulative effects indicators
  • Seek input on process
  • Discuss development of science priorities

Traditional Knowledge Community Tour (Fall 2017)

Organizations participating:

  • Inuvialuit Game Council
  • Inuvialuit Regional Corporation
  • Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Hunters and Trappers Committee
  • Community Corporation
  • Elders Committees
  • Community members

Communities:

  • Aklavik (November 8 and 9, 2017)
  • Paulatuk (November 13, 2017)
  • Uluhaktok (November 21, 2017)
  • Tuktoyaktuk (November 24, 2017)
  • Inuvik (November 27 and 28, 2017)
  • Sachs Harbour (November 28, 2017)

Goal of tour:

  • Mapping and discussion on the Importance of the Ice
  • Mapping, Interviews and surveys on Key species of the Beaufort
  • Discussing project design and interview questions on The role of Harvest.

Community Tour – November TLK Workshop (Fall 2018)

Organizations participating:

  • Community members
  • Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Hunters and Trappers Committees
  • Community Corporations
  • Elders Committees
  • Inuvialuit Regional Corporation
  • Joint Secretariat

Communities:

  • Tuktoyaktuk (November 1, 2018)
  • Inuvik (November 2, 2018)
  • Sachs Harbour (November 6, 2018)
  • Uluhaktok (November 7, 2018)
  • Paulatuk (November 8, 2018)
  • Aklavik (November 9, 2018)

Goal of tour:

  • Provide results and updates on BRSEA research projects
  • Seek participant verification on BRSEA research projects

2nd BRSEA Community Engagement Tour (Winter 2018)

Organizations participating:

  • Inuvialuit Game Council
  • Inuvialuit Regional Corporation
  • Fisheries Joint Management Committee
  • Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Hunters and Trappers Committees
  • Community Corporations
  • Elders Committees
  • Community K-12 Schools
  • Community members

Communities:

  • Sachs Harbour (February 26, 2018)
  • Uluhaktok (February 27, 2018)
  • Paulatuk (February 28, 2018)
  • Aklavik (March 1, 2018)
  • Inuvik (March 20, 2018)
  • Tuktoyaktuk (May 23, 2018)

Goal of tour:

  • Provide annual updates and reporting related to BRSEA
  • Seek community input on process and priorities
  • Provide updates on the Inuvialuit Harvest Study

Community Tour – March Community Update and Outreach (March 2019)

Organizations participating:

  • Inuvialuit Game Council
  • Inuvialuit Regional Corporation
  • Fisheries Joint Management Committee
  • Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Hunters and Trappers Committees
  • Community Corporations
  • Elders Committees
  • Community K-12 Schools
  • Community members

Communities:

  • Sachs Harbour
  • Uluhaktok
  • Paulatuk
  • Aklavik
  • Inuvik
  • Tuktoyaktuk

Goal of tour:

  • Provide annual updates and reporting related to BRSEA
  • Seek community input on process and priorities
  • Provide updates on the Inuvialuit Harvest Study

Chair Meetings

  • January 21, 2019 (teleconference)
    • Goal:
      • Present recommendations on the selected proposal for writing of the report
      • Provide an update on the call for research proposals for 2019-2020
  • April 23 and 24, 2019 (teleconference)
    • Goal:
      • Discuss work plan, budget, and timelines
      • Discussion on the contractor’s proposal
      • Invitation of the contracting team to the call to introduce themselves and their work plan
  • September 17, 2019 (teleconference)
    • Goal:
      • Provide an overview of work plan for the final report
      • Discuss whether to host a session at ArcticNet 2020, requesting abstracts for work related to engagement, and using TLK/science in Northern projects
  • June 1, 2020 (teleconference)
    • Goal:
      • Introduction of new BRSEA Co-Chair from the Inuvialuit Game Council
      • Update on progress to date, outstanding work, and schedule
      • Discuss avenues for presentation of the final assessment, given complications due to COVID-19
      • Set upcoming date for an Advisory Committee teleconference

Advisory Committee Meetings

Committee membership

  • Inuvialuit Regional Corporation
  • Joint-Secretariat
  • Inuvialuit Game Council
  • Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
  • Canada Energy Regulator
  • Government of Northwest Territories
  • Yukon Government
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Canadian Coast Guard
  • ArcticNet
  • Polar Knowledge

Committee meetings

  • January 9, 2018 (teleconference)
    • Goal:
      • Update on BRSEA
      • Update on research
  • May 8, 2018 (teleconference)
    • Goal:
      • Update on 5-year Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas Science Review
      • BRSEA report writing – review and receive comments on Statement of Work
      • Summary Report on BRSEA Research
  • May 14, 2019 (teleconference)
    • Goal:
      • Introduction to the contract team for final report
      • Discussion of potential approach to scenario development and climate change projections
      • Discussion of areas where support can be provided by the Advisory Committee during the assessment and report process
  • January 24, 2020 (teleconference)
    • Goal:
      • Review of comments received by members on first draft of completed report chapters
      • Discussion of final chapters to be completed
      • Introduction of an ISR online comment forum, that will be open for comment. Paper surveys will also be made available to ISR residents
  • June 10, 2020 (teleconference)
    • Goal:
      • Walkthrough revisions to report, based on previous comments
      • Overview of number of comments brought through ISR public comment period
      • Update on research for the 2020-2021 season