Timmins EHBJB Roundtable 2019


The second East Hudson Bay/James Bay Regional Roundtable meeting was hosted by the Mushkegowuk Council in Timmins, Ontario on January 30th and 31st, 2019. The meeting built on the outcomes of the 2018 Hudson Bay Summit and first East Hudson Bay/James Bay Regional Roundtable hosted by the Cree Nation of Chisasibi in 2016. The meeting focused on bringing together James Bay and south-east Hudson Bay communities and organizations from Nunavik, Eeyou Marine Region, Mushkegowuk and Nunavut (Sanikiluaq), regional and Federal agencies and groups interested in the long-term stewardship of the region. A keynote talk was delivered by Valerie Courtois, Director of the Indigenous Leadership Initiative since 2013 and responsible for managing the Innu Nation Environmental Guardians Program.