Panel Discussion: Developing a Voluntary Local Review Process for Sustainable Development Goals in Thunder Bay

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Friday, March 5, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm EST
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This year's Research Showcase highlights how Lakehead University research projects, innovative collaborations and initiatives are playing a role in the achievement of the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals. 

About the Session
This panel features members of the Thunder Bay Voluntary Local Review (VLR) Working Group, who represent a range of government and non - profit organizations, and researchers from Lakehead University. Panelists will describe the background to the project, importance of the VLR for the Thunder Bay region, activities to date and next steps.


  • Dr. Rebecca Schiff, Associate Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Lakehead University
  • Dr. Helle Moller, Associate Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Lakehead University
  • Bonnie Krysowaty, Social Researcher/Planner, Lakehead Social Planning Council
  • Albert Brule, Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Thunder Bay
  • Jacob Porter, Climate Adaptation Coordinator, EarthCare Thunder Bay
  • Lee-Ann Chevrette, Crime Prevention Council Coordinator, Thunder Bay Crime Prevention Council

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