Indigenous Affairs

Work in this area aims to improve Canada’s capacity to develop meaningful and effective policies that address the aspirations and concerns of Indigenous People and contribute to the process of reconciliation.

Areas of focus include:

  • Socioeconomic implications of energy policy
  • Knowledge co-production in energy and environmental policy
  • Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) in infrastructure development


Selected publications include:

Community-Based Environmental Monitoring (CBEM) for Meaningful Incorporation of Indigenous and Local Knowledge Within the Context of the Canadian Northern Corridor Program | Evgeniia (Jen) Sidorova and Luis D. Virla | June 2022

Cross-Canada Infrastructure Corridor, The Rights of Indigenous Peoples and ‘Meaningful Consultation’ | David Wright | October 2020