Terra-Firma

Urban, Environmental and Business Planning Services

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Management Consulting - Work Smarter

Management consulting projects: 

  • Louie Azzolini of Terra-Firma and Jim Johnson at Pacific Analytics Inc. teamed up to deliver a detailed yet readable economic analysis of constructing the Mackenzie Valley All-Weather Road.
  • GWNT. Co-prepared the GNWT Strategy and Business Plan for a Meeting and Convention Marketing function in Yellowknife for the NWT Chamber of Commerce.
  • GNWT. NWT Economic Framework for the Department of Industry Tourism and Investment, GNWT.
  • Arctic Energy Alliance. Planned and delivered the strategic plan for the Arctic Energy Alliance, a not-for-profit agency responsible for coordinating the implementation of government energy programs.
  • Fort Providence Resource Management Board. Prepared a strategic plan for the Fort Providence Resource Management Board to guide annual work planning that included an intensive three-day on-the-land workshop.
  • Tlicho Government. Deliver organizational planning and development advice to the Tlicho government.
  • Northwest Territories and Arctic Tourism. Jointly undertook a program and services review of tourism marketing and management functions for the Government of the Northwest Territories and Arctic Tourism.
  • Dehcho First Nations. Evaluated the investment potential and financial risk of a joint equity partnership agreement for a portion of the Mackenzie Gas Pipeline.
  • Deze Energy Corporation. Member of a management team for the development of the Northwest Territories Energy Corporation Taltson Expansion Project to provide electrical power to the diamond mines in the NWT.
  • North Slave Métis Alliance environment. Prepared a business plan, including an operations analysis and five-year budget, for the North Slave Métis Alliance environment department in close consultation with management and stakeholder consultation.
  • Snap Lake Environmental Monitoring Agency. Managed the creation of the Snap Lake Environmental Monitoring Agency from its negotiated inception to the hiring of Agency staff and establishment of a legally functioning board with supporting operations.
  • City of Yellowknife. Prepared a ten-year industrial land demand forecast including in-depth interviews with industrial landowners and users in the preparation of a product features guide for future industrial land development and marketing.
  • GNWT Planned and facilitated a workshop of the GWNT Energy Coordinating Committee (ECC). The ECC is composed 9 GNWT Deputy Ministers. The primary objective of the workshop was to clarify each departments’ and agencies’ energy management program and functional areas of responsibilities.
  • Multiple Communities. Facilitated workshops involving 15 communities and regulators in order to collaboratively develop a resource management strategy and implementation plan.
  • Independent Environmental Monitoring Agency. Researched and wrote a report on mine abandonment and closure.
  • GNWT. Co-authored a discussion paper on reforming the NWT Planning Act for the Government of the Northwest Territories.
  • GNWT. Developed a community position paper and an options paper for implementing a non-renewable resource management strategy for the Settlement of Enterprise NWT.
  • Nunavut Water Board & Nunavut Impact Review Board. Delivered community liaison and facilitation services for a proposed diamond mine project to the Nunavut Water Board & Nunavut Impact Review Board.
  • Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Developed a database of agencies with conservation related monitoring programs, which include protected areas, and cumulative effects in the NWT.
  • Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Researched and wrote a background paper on mine abandonment and closure and facilitated a workshop based on the paper for a diverse group of industry, government, non-government, public and Aboriginal stakeholders.

 

 

 

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