PlanLab worked with the MSIFN on a workshop to become familiar with geosptial data and their respective data providers. Workshop covered both framework and thematic data at a variety of scales, including site-specific, regional, provincial and national. The workshop concluded with an overview of standards and good practices for data management.
As part of the Nunavik Inuit Land Claims Agreement (2006), the Commission is drafting a management plan for the offshore islands and intervening waters of approximately 5,100 square kilometres. PlanLab is working with the Commission on pre-planning work to help launch this initiative.
PlanLab worked with the Territorial Planning Unit to conduct a comprehensive GIS needs assessment for the Council. The assessment documented the needs for mapping, along with issues to be considered when implementing a mapping program including: funding, human resources, harware, software, data management and reporting.
PlanLab and the Wolf Lake First Nation worked together on drafting internal consultation procedures for the Nation. The blueprint documents the flow of information at each step of the consultation process, from letter of receipt through to analysis, decision making, and moninoring. Wolf Lake adopted innovated tools to support this work, including shared calendars, internal blog, news feed services and the Algonquin Consultation Tracking System (ACTS)software.
PlanLab has moved its location to a larger space to accommodate on-site community mapping workshops and training. Call us today to book a mapping workshop in our new “lab”.