Thank you to everyone that participated in NOFNEC 2017. Thank you to our funders and sponsors, your contributions enabled delegates to participate in the ongoing discussion of First Nations Environmental issues and concerns, and created opportunities for skill-building and self-efficacy. We appreciate your generous support and hope to work with you again for next year’s conference. Thank you to our speakers for providing eductional and informative sessions to all of the delegates. Finally, thank you to all of our delegates this year, wtihout you there would be on conference.

Managing Our Land - Gashkitoon-aki

The 2017 Northern Ontario First Nations Environment Conference will take place on October 3 to 5, 2017 at the Sunset Inn & Suites in Sioux Lookout, Ontario. NOFNEC is a “don’t miss” event and has become the cornerstone venue for anyone interested in discussions concerning finding the balance between economic and resource development and protecting First Nations communities, people, lands, and lifestyles. We look forward to including you in this year’s conference and we encourage you to take advantage of the exciting opportunities available at NOFNEC 2017, the Northern Ontario First Nations Environment Conference.


  • An excellent learning/training opportunity
  • An invaluable networking opportunity
  • A chance to learn new skills and develop new ideas

You should attend NOFNEC if you are a:

  • First Nation Environment professional
  • First Nation Land Use Planning professional
  • First Nation Resource Developer
  • First Nation Operations and Maintenance professional
  • Chief or Council Member
  • First Nation Tribal Council Technical and Advisory Program Staff
  • Government representative and/or funder
  • Industry representative