News, Stories and Resources

  • Beringia looking to expand it’s team! (4/19/2018) - Beringia Community Planning has openings for three positions: an office manager, a junior planner and an intermediate planner. Applications due April 30th. Beringia Community Planning Call for Interest Intermediate Planner Beringia Community Planning Call for Interest Junior Planner Beringia Community Planning Call for Interest Office Manager
  • The Liard Aboriginal Women’s Society and Beringia Win IAP2 Core Values Award (12/15/2017) - On September 7th, 2017 Sarah Gillett from Beringia Community Planning joined Kaska Elder Fannie Vance, Youth for Safety participant Piper Allen, and facilitator Julie Laliberte to accept the IAP2 Core Values Award for Indigenous Engagement at a gala in Denver Colorado. Youth for Safety is a project initiated by the Liard Aboriginal Women’s Society that recognizes […]
  • Plan Canada – Indigenous Planning (5/22/2017) - Plan Canada’s Winter Edition 2016 focuses on Indigenous Planning. From the Editorial Board (starting on Pg 12), Jeff Cook writes about “Reconciliation in Practical Terms” and poses the question How do we, as planners, meaningfully collaborate with Indigenous Canada to restore relationships, based on recognition, trust, cultural respect and dignity?
  • Campbell River SOCP Vision (12/10/2015) - Learn more about all the good stuff happening in Campbell River – Here is a  video about the vision for Campbell River’s Sustainable Official Community Plan 2011.
  • First Nation Housing and Infrastructure Forum, December 8 – 9, 2015 (11/6/2015) - Strategic Financing. Economic Empowerment. Self-sufficient Communities. Jeff Cook is presenting at the First Nation Housing and Infrastructure Forum, hosted by the Canadian Institute, on December 8 – 9, 2015 in Toronto. He is speaking on “Managing Lands to Generate Revenue”. Hope to see you there!
  • Beringia wins two IAP2 Canada Core Values Awards (9/25/2015) -   On September 10, 2015, in Portland, Oregon, Jeff Cook and the Pikangikum Health Authority were recognized by the International Association for Public Participation, Canada for our work with the Pikangikum First Nation on its health plan entitled “Working It Out Together.” We received two awards: the Core Value Award for Project Category Indigenous Engagement […]
  • Beringia wins a CIP Awards for Planning Excellence (6/7/2015) - On May 28, 2015, the Canadian Institute of Planners announced the winners of the 2015 Awards and Recognition Programs and Beringia is on the list! (See the full list at http://www.cip-icu.ca) Beringia and Pikangikum Health Authority have won the Award for Planning Excellence for Aboriginal Community Planning and Development for “Our Healing Journey: Pikangikum First […]
  • CIP’s Indigenous People’s Planning Sub-Committee Update (5/20/2015) - Jeff Cook has been appointed a second three-year term as Chair of the Canadian Institute of Planners Indigenous People’s Planning Sub-Committee (IPPS). IPPS was established to build capacity and support for indigenous planning and community development across Canada. Learn more at www.cip-icu.ca/Topics-in-Planning/Indigenous-Planning.
  • CIP’s Thrive 2015 – Dialogue about Planning with First Nations (5/20/2015) - On June 30, 2015, Jeff Cook is presenting alongside Karen Bolton, Justin Wiebe and Meika Taylor at the “Dialogue about Planning with First Nations,” co-sponsored by the Indigenous Peoples Planning Committee and the Saskatchewan Professional Planners Institute. This facilitated collaborative dialogue session will target both Indigenous and non-Indigenous audiences. The session will promote shared learning, […]
  • Beringia is hiring! Application deadline is January 23rd, 2015 (1/20/2015) - Beringia is currently look to expand its team with a community planner and an office manager. See at the following links the full job postings. The application deadline is January 23rd, 2015. Community Planner Office Manager
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