Community Energy Planning is intended to engage every age and background of people in a community. Very often there are barriers for engagement with elders and youth because of differences in communication styles, perspectives, and vision. This ICE CoLab presents the very successful engagement work of two Community Energy Champions working on projects with the Indigenous Off-Diesel Initiative to hear about their learnings and advice for others.
The community of Kinoosao First Nation is the last remote community running entirely on diesel generation, and Tyler, with his team, is working with the Indigenous Off-Diesel Initiative to bring clean energy to the community to offset their fossil fuel consumption. Some of the events and strategies that were successful in the CEP engagement with youth:
For engagement with elders and adults in the community, some of the winning strategies include:
Some questions and answers from the attendees:
Ariana Arguello, Jason Aitchison, Ross Armstrong, Anil Arora, Ariadni Athanassiadis, Daria Babaie, Andrew Bacchus, Meaghan Bennett, Erica Berg, Andrew Berselli, Marshall Birch, AJ Bird, Christine Boland, Chad Bonnetrouge, Stuart Bowman, Stephan Bowman, Susan Brewer, Darrell Brown, Dietrich Bödecker, Andrew Cahill, Chelsey Campbell, Patrick Caraher, Leon Cardinal, Heather Castleden, Eliana Chia, Love-Ese Chile, Jeanie Chin, Kelsey Clarke, Elye Clarkson, Jason Collard, Jennifer Collins, Robert Cooke, Corey Cote, David Crombie, Tara Dell, Natalie Dillon, Andree Doucet, Sofia Favila, Susan Finlay, Ria Fitzgerald, Guy Follen, Sara Fralin, Bruno Gagnon, Jenna Gall, Jim Gallant, Laurel Gardiner, Laura Gareau, Mukhtar Gazali, Zac Glasford, Clay Good, Barb Gray, James Griffiths, Sergio Gualteros, Catherinr Gull, Kristina Hamernik, Heather Hamilton, Kelsey Harmse, James Harper, Chris Henderson, Darryl Hill, Caitlin Hinton, Andy Hira, Emily Holman, Jesse Hudson, Alex Ittimangnaq, Ryan Jansen, Dustin Jobb, Braydon Jobb, David Katz, Tyler Katzmar, Daphne Kay, Hugh Kennedy, John Kenney, Janice Keyes, Stefanie LaForce, Julien Lafaille, Ronald Lampreau, Meaghan Langille, Gail Lawlor, Michael Lee, Michelle Leger, Jessica Leis, Martha Lenio, Michael Lickers, Andreane Lussier, Cheri-Ann MacKinlay, Abdullah Al Mamun, Paul Manson, John Masakhwe, Brendan Matto, Jamie McInnis, Shianne McKay, Ayshaliisa McNally, Felix Mercure, Dallas Moffat, Charlene Monaco, Nigel Moore, Terri Lynn Morrison, Bailey Murdoch, Erin Myers, Ladan Naimi, Richard Nerysoo, Kevin Nilsen, Jennifer Olson, Mark Ouseley, Davee Palmantier, Alexandre Paris, Etienne Patenaude, Michele Perret, Derek Peters, JP Pinard, Kris Pope, Nani Pradeepan, Monica Reed, Sara Rowe, Jimmy Royer, Stephanie Rozak, Gerry Skinner, Cara Sanders, Kristen Schell, Ian Scholten, Louise Schumann, Heather Senyk, Shahed Shafazand, Minoo Shariat-zadeh, Jeremy Shute, Peter Sigurdson, Kyle Sims, Wayne Skinner, James Smith, Tally Sodhi, Garry Spence, Jim Stauffer, Tami Sugarman, Carol Suhan, Maurine Tahar, Cherry Tam, Yuya Taniura, Peter Theodore, Michael Tilson, Linda Todd, Jillian Treadwell, Geoffrey Trofimuk, Xavier Trégan, Tim Tutcho, Mohit Tyagi, Consuelo Van , Beek, Jocelyn Verreault, Chad Walker, Dylan Whiteduck, Roy Whiten, Simon Willans, Robert Willes, Bill Williams, David Willis, Matthew Wright, Ferris Zahlan, Jimmy Arqviq, Larissa Clarke, Jean Schiettekatte, Glen Schrader, Maureen Scott, Kori Stene