Private Sector Organizations

Parkland North Burnaby Refinery (formerly Chevron), 2011 - 2018
Facilitate the quarterly Community Advisory Panel comprised of local residents, municipal, regulatory and company representatives to discuss issues related to refinery operations.

Centerra Gold: Mount Milligan Mine, 2011 - 2017
Facilitated the quarterly Community Sustainability Committee meetings as well as conference calls. Municipal and First Nations governments, economic development, education and health institutions along with local businesses are working to understand the issues, enhance the benefits and minimize impacts of the mine.

Lions Gate Village, District of North Vancouver, October 2016 – February 2018
Facilitated five public meetings to get input on Glenayre (Woodbridge Properties, Citimark), Belle Isle (Citimark) and Glenayre Phase 1 &2 (PC Urban) Klahanie Park (Cressey) projects 

Anthem Properties, District of North Vancouver, October, 2017
Facilitated Public Information Meetings for Seymour Estates and Heritage Park Lane Projects. 

Sechelt Sustainable Communities, February 2015
Planning and facilitation of a workshop to engage citizens and community groups in the visioning process as part of the master planning for a 400-acre sustainable community. 

Bosa Developments, District of North Vancouver, 2014
Facilitated a public information meeting that attracted over 500 citizens to discuss a proposal for Lynn Valley Centre.

Methanex Corporation, May 2013
Facilitated annual three-day Global Public Policy Team meetings in Vancouver. The meetings focused on different aspects of the business and the implications of public policy issues to support corporate goals, manage risk, reputation management, and leadership.

Catalyst Paper, B.C., March - June 2013
Faciliated workshops involving senior executives, managers and supervisors from all areas of the company to explore leadership issues and support planning through a broader corporate cultural transition.

Larco Investments, West Vancouver, April 2013
Facilitated a Public Information Meeting for the new residential development at 752 Park Royal.

Anthem Properties, District of North Vancouver, April 2013
Facilitated a Public Information Meeting for Maplewoods development

Avanti Kitsault Mine, September - November 2012
Facilitated the Environmental Assessment Office Working Group meetings in September and November 2012 involving federal, provincial and regional government regulators, environmental consultants, company representatives, the Nisga’a Lisims Government, Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs, Gitxsan First Nation, and the Metlakatla First Nation

Seabridge Gold, KSM Mine, 2012 
Facilitated two-day Tailings Management Facility (TMF) Alternatives Workshop to review technical reports with the Environmental Assessment (CEA/BC EAO) Technical Working Group that includes: Nisga'a Lisims Government, Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs, Gitxsan and Tahltan First Nations, Federal and Provincial regulators and representatives from Local Government and the State of Alaska. A second meeting in July 2012 is focused on reviewing a Traffic Highway Effects Assessment. 

Thompson Creek Metals Company: Mount Milligan Mine, 2012
Facilitated the 2012 two-day strategic planning for the mine operations management team.

BTI Development, City of North Vancouver, 2012
Facilitated the Town Hall Meeting for development in Lower Lonsdale.

Association for Mineral Exploration BC, 2011
Facilitated the policy forum at the Association's Annual Conference "Roundup" for mining regional exploration groups, directors, committee chairs and members. A second facilitation contract in 2011 involved the facilitation of a "cafe" style process for the board of directors and regional committees to enhance communication and to build understanding about key issues and concerns regarding committee projects for 2012.

Grosvenor Americas & Citimark, City of North Vancouver, 2011
Facilitated the Town Hall Meeting for the development of West 15 Project Holdings.

Darwin Properties & City of North Vancouver, 2011
Facilitated the Town Hall Meeting for the re-location of the City Operations Centre and re-development of the current City Operations Centre to Creek Crossing.

Onni Group of Companies, City of North Vancouver, 2011 - 2012
Facilitated an Open House and prepared a report on community and stakeholder meetings for Onni's development of the Safeway site at 13th and Lonsdale in North Vancouver. Facilitated two Open Houses for Onni's Imperial Landing development in Steveston in 2012.

Association for Mineral Exploration, 2010
Facilitated a one-day team building session that focused on roles, responsibilities, effective communication, goals and actions.

Resources North Association BC, 2010
Facilitated a two day strategic planning session for the Board of Directors, Prince George, BC, 2010

Association for Mineral Exploration BC, 2010 
Facilitated a policy forum at the Association's Annual Conference for regional exploration groups, directors, committee chairs and members to review and discuss AME BC's five Guiding Principles and Top Seven Issues facing BC mineral exploration industry in 2010.

Harbourside Waterfront Policy Plan, District of North Vancouver, BC, 2010
Facilitated meeting on behalf of the Harbourside Waterfront Steering Committee: City of North Vancouver, Brook Pooni Associates, Concert Properties, and Knightsbridge Properties to engage residents to share their perspectives on the policy plan.

BC Mineral Exploration and Mining Sector Labour Shortage Task Force – Industry Stakeholder Action Planning, 2008
Facilitated a one-day cross-sector stakeholder planning session that identified strategies and actions for addressing labour shortage issues in the BC Mining industry.

Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists, 2008 Developed the process design in consultation with the Association and facilitated a one-day planning meeting to gather input on initiatives of Council from the Association’s Past Presidents.

Mining Association of British Columbia – Multi Year Strategic Planning & Committee Development, 2006 & 2007
Our firm has worked with the MABC for the past two years facilitating planning workshops and meetings for internal staff and stakeholder committees that assist the Association in exploring industry issues and the implications for the association, brainstorming future directions, identifying new opportunities, and setting priorities for the upcoming year. 

Westminster Savings Credit Union, 2004
Our firm was hired to facilitate focus groups to test options for a new intranet service.