Yukon Development Corporation and the Council of Yukon First Nations co-hosted the 2nd Yukon First Nations Energy Forum in Whitehorse May 28-29. First Nations leadership and development corporations gathered from across the Territory to explore partnerships, business and financial models in energy and to learn from visiting experts from across Canada.
Guest speakers included:
- Byron LeClair – Director of Energy Projects, Pic River First Nation, Ontario
- Tracey Pascal, Communications Manager, First Nations Power Authority, Saskatchewan
- Marc Morin, Chair of the Board for PEK Group Ltd. Pekuakamiulnuatsh Takuhikan, Quebec
- Jason Calla, First Nations Financial Management Board
An evening speaker event was hosted to share reflections and experiences on First Nations and Energy in Canada. Presentations from the speakers and a video of the speaking event can be found below.