Infographic – Indigenous Advisory Committee
Who is the CER?
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) works to keep energy moving safely across the country.
We review energy development projects and share energy information, all while enforcing some of the strictest safety and environmental standards in the world.
Organization in transformation
We are changing the way we work with Indigenous Peoples, recognizing their unique cultures, knowledge and histories
Building a new relationship with Indigenous Peoples
based on the recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership.
Our work is guided by
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People
Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Principles Respecting the Government of Canada’s Relationship with Indigenous Peoples
The Indigenous Advisory Committee will use the diversity of their perspectives to represent First Nations, Inuit and Métis interests.
The Indigenous Advisory Committee reflects the diversity of Canada’s Indigenous communities, languages, genders, geographies, skills and expertise
The Indigenous Advisory Committee is part of the CER’s formal governance structure They are independent and report directly to the Board of Directors
Role of the Indigenous Advisory Committee
- Promote opportunities for positive systemic change through building and strengthening new relationships with the Board and CER staff;
- Use their experience with the energy and natural resource sectors in providing advice
- Share Indigenous values and teachings as a respected voice of their communities, so the Indigenous Advisory Committee and CER can learn from each other and integrate Indigenous perspectives in our strategies, plans and actions.
- Visit the CER website for more information.
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