British Columbia First Nations Process Lunch and Learn (PSL®)


  • February 13, 2018 from 11:30am to 1:30pm

The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) is the province’s independent regulator of oil and gas activities and is responsible for permitting and overseeing petroleum and natural gas operations in British Columbia. The OGC, as an agent of the Crown, fulfills the Crown’s obligation to consult with First Nations prior to the authorization of activities under the Oil and Gas Activities Act (OGAA) and related specified enactments for which the OGC is the responsible decision maker.  Additionally the OGC engage with communities across the province of British Columbia to encourage the participation of First Nations and Aboriginal peoples in processes affecting them.

This session led by Rebecca Donnell, Manager of First Nations Relations (OGC) will be of value to industry representatives  responsible for relationship building and engagement with First Nations communities in northeastern BC. The 2-hour presentation will cover topics such as the Provincial/OGC mandate, United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP), OGC structure, OGC’s consultation process Agreements with First Nations,  Capacity Funding, + more.

Goals of this presentation include building upon partnerships between industry and the OGC, information sharing to improve communication on strategic First Nations relations, and strengthening industry capacity to support consultation with First Nations.

CAPL Credits: 2 Credits
AAPL Credits: 2 Credits
Fee: CAPL Member $25 plus GST
  Non-Member $35 plus GST
This course is Complete.