What if Scenarios
What would be your solutions?
Economic Reciprocity – What if…..this uniquely Canadian paradigm for enabling collaborative resourcesdevelopment designed, and implemented … and then in 2016 it was realized that the decades-long stalemate on sustainable development had obstructed, wasted, economic and social opportunities … what if?
Aboriginal Youth Story – What if…. after the long recession of 2007 to 2014, and despite some reforms in Aboriginal financing, some of the Aboriginal youth demanded the restructuring of the Aboriginal power base in their image … what if?
An Introduction to Foresight
Building Futures helps shift the thinking from “What if?” to “How might we develop it while protecting what we value?” Thanks to the use of Foresight methods, participants explore and create stories of what might be; new and different opportunities and realities in the next five to ten years or more. These results are achieved by bringing people together face–to-face and online, to help create a vision of the future and to prepare for unforeseen circumstances. We have explored a variety of possible futures, such as: “What if Aboriginal women played a greater role in developing and managing natural resources. In the fall of 2015, we have published a guide entitled: “A Framework for Building Relationships and Identifying Opportunities that Underpin Joint Ventures.”