Summary of Reconciliation Advisory Committee Activities

November 2016
  • Indigenous Issues Task Force Formed with Chris Grosset as Chair 
November 2018
  • Undertook an environmental scan and produced a discussion document following a call for volunteers 
  • Approval of Task Force to become a permanent committee of the CSLA: the Reconciliation Advisory Committee 
  • Approval of the RAC Action Plan 
May 2019
  • Congress on Reconciliation and Landscape Architecture held in Vancouver 
  • Meetings with schools of landscape architecture by RAC members (University of Toronto, University of Manitoba, University of Calgary, UBC, University of Guelph) (Throughout 2019)
Fall 2019
  • L|P magazine issue dedicated to Reconciliation and Landscape Architecture, guest edited by Grant Fahlgren 
November 2019
  • Provided CSLA Board members with Reconciliation awareness training 
March 2020
  • Exhibited at the Soaring Youth Conference to introduce the profession to Indigenous Students 
May 2019-May 2020
  • Created the Indigenous Scholarship and undertook fundraising at the 2019 Congress 
June 2020
  • Grant Fahlgren becomes Chair of RAC 
  • Chair of the RAC appointed the CSLA's Reconciliation Representative
  • CSLA marks National Aboriginal History month 
  • Statement on Landscape Architecture and Reconciliation approved INSERT LINK when complete
  • Developed a 'Resources' web page 
July 2020
  • Sponsored the Indigenous Design and Planning Student Association Publication at University of Manitoba 

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