Selected Client List

Chiu Chiu Community, Atacama Desert, Chile

Barefoot Productions, Hollywood, CA

BOA Ltd. is currently working with two Canadian Environmental Consulting firms, as well as with Barefoot Productions, to clearly identify environmental issues from adjacent mining that impact adjacent indigenous Communities, engage in Consultation with the Communities and to establish dialogue amongst the mining operators and the Communities. This work is also the subject of a Feature Documentary produced by Barefoot Productions, Hollywood, CA.

T'exelc - Williams Lake Indian Band, Williams Lake, BC, Canada. 2017

Xat'sull - Soda Creek First Nations, Williams Lake, BC, Canada. 2017

The Mount Polley Tailings Storage Facility failed on August 4, 2014. BOA Ltd. was called in the day after the event and has been working with a Team of representatives from T'exelc - Williams Lake Indian Band, Xat'sull - Soda Creek First Nations and a Team of carefully chosen specialized Consultants. This controversial work is on-going but major milestones are within sight.

BC Capacity Initiative, BC, Canada

Brian Olding was the first manager of the BC Capacity Initiative, an FTNO program that distributed $5.0M / year to First Nations in B.C. to develop business and resource management capacity at the Community level. Through this work Brian directly assisted most Tribal Councils and First Nation Communities associated with the treaty process in British Columbia. The work is directly applicable to all treaty and non-treaty First Nations.

Halalt First Nation, Chemainus, BC, Canada. 2012

Analysis of the impacts from the marine and atmospheric disharge of pollutants from the Crofton Mill on the Halalt Community and on the food chain connected to the harvest of traditional sea foods.

Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw - Northern Shuswap Tribal Council, Williams Lake, BC, Canada. 2011

Gap analysis for First Nation interests represented in the Provincial land use planning process and in the First Nations stewardship planning process. Strategic assessment for comprehensive inclusion of First Nation interests in land and resource management throughout the Traditional Territory - Secwepemcul'ecw.

T'exelc - Williams Lake Indian Band, Williams Lake, BC, Canada. 2011

Integrated environmental assessment of proposed mining discharge to a water body. First time in BC that a First Nation and a mining corporation have undertaken a joint assessment through an independent Consultant, Brian Olding & Associates. In association with LGL Ltd.

Xat'sull - Soda Creek First Nations, Williams Lake, BC, Canada. 2011

Integrated environmental assessment of proposed mining discharge to a water body. First time in BC that a First Nation and a mining corporation have undertaken a joint assessment through an independent Consultant, Brian Olding & Associates. In association with LGL Ltd.

Mount Polley Mining Corporation, Likely, BC, Canada. 2011

Technical environmental assessment for proposed tailings discharge and coordination of joint assessment with T'exelc and Xat'sull First Nations. In association with LGL Ltd.

Canadian Climate Change Secretariats Canada. 2010

Pro bono consultation on The 2010 Number One Climate Issue: Where is the public support for climate change strategies?

Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group - Ladysmith, BC, Canada. 2007 / 2008

Completion of AIP treaty chapters for environmental protection, environmental assessment, water resource management and sub-surface resource development, including strategic remediation planning. Completion of negotiation strategy for the implementation of shared decision-making over natural resources within the Hul'qumi'num traditional territory and publication of A Call to Action.

Government of British Columbia - Integrated Land Management Bureau, with Dovetail Consultants. 2006

Senior Government analysis and recommendations on how to integrate provincial government land use planning with First Nations community land use planning.

Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group - Ladysmith, BC, Canada. 2006

Project Manager leading a team of consulting firms dedicated to developing a workable model for Shared Decision Making over natural resource management between First Nation, provincial and federal governments.

Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group - Ladysmith, BC, Canada. 2004 / 2005

Agreement-in-Principle treaty negotiations for water, sub-surface resources, position papers, community presentations, draft chapters and treaty negotiation table presentations.

Government of Canada - Federal Treaty Negotiation Office Vancouver, Canada. 2004

Performance review of planning, management and implementation of a Protocol used to provide tripartite land and resource information to First Nations at the treaty negotiation tables in British Columbia.

Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group - Ladysmith, BC, Canada. 2004

Position papers developed on mining, oil and gas development, environmental remediation strategies; treaty language drafting and negotiation table presentations.

Government of British Columbia - Ministry of Sustainable Resource Management. 2004

Policy development, guidelines and pricing policies for sharing land and resource information from Ministry databases with First Nations through information sharing agreements.

Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group - Ladysmith, BC, Canada. 2003

Developed process for the identification, prioritization and the remediation of contaminated sites within or adjacent to the forecast treaty settlement lands; tabled at the tripartite negotiation table.

Government of British Columbia - Decision Support Services Branch. 2003

Annual Report 2002/03 highlighting strategic direction, business transformation, spatial analysis support for Land Information BC, development of land offers for First Nations in treaty negotiations.

Government of British Columbia - Decision Support Services Branch. 2003

Team facilitation and strategic planning for corporate First Nations priorities, defining Branch mission and goal statements for the guidance of annual work planning.

Lil'wat Nation - Mount Currie, BC, Canada. 2002

Information management strategy for Lil'wat Nation to identify the core components of what would be required to manage land, social and resource information within the First Nation environment.

Contact Brian Olding & Associates Ltd.

E-mail: brian@brianolding.com

Telephone:   604.531.7132

Mobile:         604.790.1948

Thank you for your visit. If you have an issue or concern that you would like to discuss with Brian Olding, please email or call me directly. We are experienced in working with Chiefs, Elders, Staff, Cabinet Ministers, Corporate Officers and Professional Colleagues from all aspects of Environmental Science.

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