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Strengthening Impact Assessments for Indigenous Women

Susan Manning, Patricia Nash, Leah Levac, Deborah Stienstra & Jane Stinson

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This report provides guidance for implementing new requirements in the Government of Canada’s proposed Impact Assessment Act, specifically to apply a feminist and intersectional lens when examining potential impacts of major resource-extraction projects on Indigenous women. The report draws on Indigenous women’s experiences surrounding resource development and considers how Indigenous Peoples’ knowledges can strengthen impact assessment processes for Indigenous women.

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