2016 Conference and AGM

Creating Healthy Change

Tuesday, October 4 - Thursday, October 6, 2016

Yellowknife, NT | City of Yellowknife Council Chambers

LGANT's 2016 Professional Development Conference and AGM explored the theme "Creating Healthy Change" and took place October 4-6 in the City of Yellowknife's Council Chambers. Twenty-five Local Government Administrators from across the NWT attended the conference along with a similar number of LGANT Associate Members. (See bottom of this page for presentations.)

We would like to extend a special thank you to our sponsorship partners, especially our Banquet Sponsor, the Business Development and Investment Corporation of the NWT, and our Diamond Level Sponsors, for their support:  the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), the City of Yellowknife, the NWT Association of Communities and the Northern Communities Insurance Program, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, The Conference Board of Canada and First Air.

We would also like to thank our Gold Level Sponsor: Crowe MacKay for their support. Thanks also to our Copper Level Partners: Aurora Group of Companies, Avery Cooper & Co. Ltd., Dilllon Consulting, Northern Employee Benefits Services, Northland Utilities and Off Leash Consulting.

Thanks also to our lunch sponsors: Interactions HR Solutions Inc., McLennan Ross LLP and Stantec.

Thank you to all our sponsors who contributed financial and in-kind resources to make this event possible! Click on the image below to see a poster displaying all of our sponsors. Click here to visit our Sponsorship Page where you will find links to all of our sponsors' webpages.


Leadership Coaching by Dr. Gordon McIntosh *

What's in the Jar? by Dr. Gordon McIntosh *

What's Black & White and Grey All Over? by Dr. Gordon McIntosh *

Resilience in NWT Communities by Professor Brenda Murphy and Lorraine Tordiff

Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA) Presentation

Building Resilience and Capacity in Canada’s North by the Conference Board of Canada

Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) Presentation

NWT Association of Communities (NWTAC) Presentation

Organizational Enhancement Toolkit by Interactions HR Solutions Inc.

Maintaining Healthy Work Relationships - What Can An SAO Do? by McLennan Ross LLP

Cold Climate Greenhouse Building Technologies by Stantec

A Holistic View of Government Economic Development by Dr. Pawan Chugh, CEO, Business Development & Investment Corporation


* Dr. McIntosh's workshop materials can be found on Pages 2 & 3 of the "Publications & Resources" section of the Members Section of the LGANT website.