Infographic – Indigenous Advisory Committee

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Who is the CER?

Canada flagThe 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

Young Indigeous woman

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

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The Indigenous Advisory Committee will use the diversity of their perspectives to represent First Nations, Inuit and Métis interests.

Diverse perspectives
Better advice

The Indigenous Advisory Committee reflects the diversity of Canada’s Indigenous communities, languages, genders, geographies, skills and expertise

Better advice
Meaningful progress

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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