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Patricia Fitzpatrick

Geography


Patricia Fitzpatrick Title: Associate Professor
Office: 5L12
Building: Lockhart Hall
Phone: 204.786.9481
Email: p.fitzpatrick@uwinnipeg.ca

Teaching Areas:

Cultural Geography

Northern Canada
Resource Management Geography

Courses:

GEOG-1102(3) Intro Human Geography I
GEOG-1103(3) Intro Human Geography II
GEOG-3330(3) Research Methods
GEOG-3512(3) Human Geography in Northern Canada
GEOG-4450(3) Geographical Perspectives on Environment and Sustainability

Research Interests:
Environmental assessment.
Governance of mineral development.
Independent oversight.
Place attachment in the Canadian North.
Social learning through public participation.

Publications:

Fast, H., and P. Fitzpatrick. 2017. Modernizing environmental protection in Manitoba: The environmental bill of rights as one component of environmental reform. Journal of Environmental Law and Practice 30(3): 295–320.

Fitzpatrick, P. 2017. A foundation for the future: Strengthening follow-up and monitoring in the Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project to ensure robust environmental protection. A report prepared for the Consumers Association of Canada (Manitoba) and the Public Interest Law Centre of Legal Aid Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Public Interest Law Centre (63 pages).

Boerchers, M.(*), P. Fitzpatrick, C. Storie, and G. Hostetler. 2016. Reinvention through regreening: Examining environmental change in Sudbury, Ontario. The Extractive Industries and Society 3(3): 793–801 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2016.03.005.

Fitzpatrick, P. 2016. Building better federal EA: Submission to the expert panel upon its visit to Winnipeg (pp. 16). Winnipeg, MB: The University of Winnipeg http://eareview-examenee.ca/view-submission/?id=1481222002.2512.

Fitzpatrick, P., and A. Nisbet. 2016. Discussion paper: Prepared for the aggregate industry task force: Rural municipality of Springfield (pp. 32). Winnipeg, MB: The University of Winnipeg & the Public Interest Law Centre.

Fitzpatrick, P., H. Fast, G. Desorcy, and B. McGregor. 2016. Reform of the Navigation Protection Act: Strengthening the protection of provincial and federal water resources (pp. 22). Winnipeg, MB: The University of Winnipeg http://www.parl.gc.ca/Content/HOC/Committee/421/TRAN/Brief/BR8709716/br-external/FitzpatrickPatricia-e.pdf.

Fitzpatrick, P., and A. J. Sinclair. 2016. Multi-jurisdictional environmental assessment in Canada. In K. Hanna (Ed.), Environmental impact assessment: Process and practice 3rd ed. Toronto, ON, Canada: Oxford University Press: 182–197.

Wheeler, M. (*), A. J. Sinclair, P. Fitzpatrick, A. P. Diduck, and I. J.  Davidson-Hunt. 2016. Place-based inquiry’s potential for encouraging public participation: Stories from the common ground land in Kenora, Ontario. Society & Natural Resources 29(10): 1–16. doi: 10.1080/08941920.2015.1122130

Fitzpatrick, P., and M. L. McAllister. 2015. Canadian mineral resource development: A resilient and sustainable enterprise? In B. Mitchell (Ed.), Resource and environmental management in Canada: Addressing conflict and uncertainty 5th ed. Toronto, ON, Canada: Oxford University Press: 402–424

Fitzpatrick, P. 2015 August. Working at building sustainable relationships: Strengthening follow-up in the Enbridge Line 3 proposed project. A report prepared for the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs and the Public Interest Law Centre of Legal Aid Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Public Interest Law Centre: 59 pages.

Fonseca, A., M. L. McAllister, and P. Fitzpatrick. 2014. Sustainability reporting among mining corporations: A constructive critique of the GRI approach. Journal of Cleaner Production 84(0): 70–83. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2012.11.050.

McAllister, M. L., P. Fitzpatrick, and A. Fonseca. 2014. Challenges of space and place for corporate ‘citizens’ and healthy mining communities: The case of Logan lake, B.C. And highland valley copper. Extractive Industries and Society 1(2): 312–320.

McAllister, M. L., P. Fitzpatrick, and A. Fonseca. 2014. Unstable shafts and shaky pillars: Institutional capacity and sustainable mineral policy in Canada. Environmental Politics 23(1): 77–96. doi: DOI:10.1080/09644016.2012.737254.

Wasylycia-Leis, J.(*), P. Fitzpatrick, and A. Fonseca. 2014. Mining communities from a resilience perspective: Managing disturbance and vulnerability in Itabira, Brazil. Environmental Management, 53(3), 481-495. doi: 10.1007/s00267-014-0230-1

Diduck, A., A. J. Sinclair, G. Hostetler, and P. Fitzpatrick. 2012. The place and potential of transformative learning theory in investigations of public involvement in natural  resource and environmental management. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 55(10): 1311–1330.

Fitzpatrick, P., A. Fonseca,and M. L. McAllister. 2011. From the Whitehorse Mining Initiative towards sustainable mining: Lessons learned. Journal of Cleaner Production 19: 376–384.

McAllister, M. L., and P. Fitzpatrick. 2010. Canadian mineral resource development:  A sustainable enterprise? In B. Mitchell (Ed.), Resource and environmental management in Canada: Addressing conflict and uncertainty 4th ed. Toronto, ON, Canada: Oxford University Press: 356–381.

Fitzpatrick, P.,and A. J. Sinclair. 2009. Multi-jurisdictional environmental assessment. In K. Hanna (Ed.), Environmental impact assessment: Process and practice 2nd ed. Toronto, ON, Canada: Oxford University Press: 173–192.

Shuwera, B., and P. Fitzpatrick. 2009. Through the ages: Sense of place in Caliento, MB. Prairie Perspectives: Geographical Essays 12: 123–141.

Fitzpatrick, P. 2008. Complexity, governance and Canada's diamond mines. In M. Howlett & K. Brownsey (Eds.), The new staple state: Political economy and public policy regimes in Canada's primary industries. Toronto, ON: Emond Montgomery Publications: 167–187

Fitzpatrick, P., A. J. Sinclair, and B. Mitchell. 2008. Deliberative democracy in Canada's North?  The Mackenzie Resource Management Act. Environmental Management 42: 1–18.

Moyer, J., P. Fitzpatrick, A. P. Diduck, and B. Froese. 2008. Towards community-based monitoring in the hog industry in Manitoba. A paper submitted to the Manitoba clean environment commission. Canadian Public Administration Journal, 51(4): 637–658.

Sinclair, A. J., Diduck, A. P., & Fitzpatrick, P. (2008). Canadian experiences with learning for sustainability through environmental assessment. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 28, 415-428.