Note: Students are indicated in italics

Peer Reviewed Published Articles

McCarthy, D., M. Millen, M. Boyden, E. Alexiuk, G. Whitelaw, L. Viswanathan, and F. Westley (2014). A First Nations-led Social Innovation:  A Moose, a Gold Mining Company and a Policy Window, Ecology and Society, 19(4). [pdf]

Stuart, J., P. Collins, M. Algerab, and G. Whitelaw (2014) Embracing sustainability: the incorporation of sustainability principles in municipal planning and policy in four mid-sized municipalities in Ontario, Canada, Local Environment, open access. [pdf]

McLeod, F., L. Viswanathan, G. Whitelaw, J. Macbeth, C. King, D. McCarthy, and E. Alexiuk (2014) Finding Common Ground: A Critical Review of Land Use and Resource Management Policies in Ontario, Canada and their Intersection with First Nations, International Indigenous Policy Journal, 6(1), 1-23. [pdf]

Minkin, D., G. Whitelaw, D. McCarthy, L.J. S. Tsuji (2014). Cultural preservation and empowerment through land use planning: Identification of values in support of Fort Albany First Nation, Ontario, Canada, community based land use planning, Canadian Journal of Native Studies, 43(1).

McCarthy D., Crandall D., Whitelaw G.S., Westley F, Burnett, D. (2014). The Oak Ridges Moraine as a Social Innovation: Strategic Vision as a Social-Ecological Interaction.  Ecology and Society. 19(1): 48. [pdf]

McCarthy DDP, Whitelaw GS, King C, Viswanathan L, Cowan D, McGarry F, Anderson S. (2013). Collaborative Geomatics and the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation: Triaging Requests for Planning Development Consultation. The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge, and Society, 9(2).

Whitelaw, G., J., McEachren, D. McCarthy, L. Tsuji (2013). The Use of Traditional Environmental Knowledge to Resolve the Issue of Family-based Traditional Lands versus Registered Traplines: The Victor Diamond Mine Comprehensive Environmental Assessment Scoping Process, Canadian Journal of Native Studies, 32(2).

Gradener, H.L, S.R.J. Tsuji, D.D. McCarthy, G. Whitelaw, L.J.S. Tsuji (2012). The Far North Act (2010) Consultative process: A New beginning of the Reinforcement of an Unacceptable relationship in Northern Ontario, Canada, The International Indigenous Policy Journal, 3(2). [pdf]

Berquist, M, L. Campbell, G. Whitelaw, S. Millard (1 December 2012). Communicating research findings and monitoring data in support of management: a case study of the Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan, Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management, 15(4): 473-483.

Crane A., L. Viswanathan, G. Whitelaw (2012). Sustainability through intervention: A case study of guerrilla gardening in Kingston, Ontario. Local Environment, 18(1): 71-90.

Viswanathan, L., G. Whitelaw, J. Meligrana (2012). Evaluating the role of the project course in professional planning education and its influence on planning policy and practice, Planning Practice and Research, 27(3): 389-406.

McCarthy, D., G. Whitelaw, S. Anderson, D. Cowan, F. McGary, A. Robins, Z. General, J. Liedthe, H. Gardner, C. Sutherland, P. Alencar, L. Tsuji, (2012). Collaborative geomatics and the Mushkegowuk Cree First Nations: Fostering adaptive capacity for community-based sub-arctic natural resource management, Geoforum, 43(2): 305-314.

McCarthy, D., Crandall, D., Whitelaw, G., General, Z., Tsuji, L. (2011). A Critical Systems Approach to Social Learning: Building Adaptive Capacity in Social, Ecological, Epistemological (SEE) Systems. Ecology and Society. 16(3): 18. [pdf]

McEachren, J., Whitelaw, G.S., McCarthy, D.D., Tsuji, L.J.S. (2011). The Controversy of Transferring the Class Environmental Assessment Process to Northern Ontario, Canada: The Victor Mine Power Supply Project. Impact Assessment Project Appraisal Journal, 29(2): 109-120.

Tsuji, L.J.S., McCarthy, D.D., Whitelaw, G.S., McEachren, J. (2011) Getting Back to Basics: the Victor Diamond Mine Environmental Assessment Scoping Process and the Issue of Family based Traditional Lands versus Registered Traplines. Impact Assessment Project Appraisal, 29(1): 37-47. 

Kirchhoff, D., D. McCarthy, D. Crandall, L. McDowell, G. Whitelaw, (2011), Strategic Environmental Assessment and Regional Infrastructure Planning: the case of York Region, Ontario, Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 29(1): 11-26. 

Pritchard C., B. Sistili, Z. General, G. Whitelaw, D. McCarthy and L. Tsuji, (2010). Akimiski Island, Nunavut Canada: A test of Inuit Title, Canadian Journal of Native Studies, 30(2). [pdf]

McCarthy, D., G. Whitelaw and L. Tsuji 2010. The Victor Diamond Mine environmental assessment and the Mushkegowuk Territory First Nations: Critical systems thinking and social justice. Canadian Journal of Native Studies, 30(1). [pdf]

Kirchhoff, D., D. McCarthy, D. Crandall, L. McDdowell, G. Whitelaw, 2010. A policy window opens: strategic environmental assessment in York Region, Ontario, Canada, Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 12(3): 333–354.

Whitelaw, G.S., McCarthy, D.D., Tsuji, L.J.S. (2009). The Victor diamond mine environmental assessment process: a critical First Nation perspective. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 27(3): 205-215. 

Whitelaw, G., P. Eagles, R. Gibson and M. Seasons, 2008. Roles of environmental movement organizations in land-use planning: Case studies of the Niagara Escarpment and Oak Ridges Moraine, Ontario, Canada, Environmental Planning and Management, 51(6): 801-816. [pdf]

Jamieson, G., G. Francis, G. Whitelaw and N. Ruttan, 2008. Canadian Biosphere Reserve Approaches to the achievement of Sustainable Development, International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, 7(2): 132-144.

Whitelaw G. and P. Eagles, 2007. Planning for long, wide conservation corridors on private lands in the Oak Ridges Moraine, Ontario, Canada, 2007. Conservation Biology, 21(3): 675-683.

McCarthy, D., G. Whitelaw, P. Jongerden B. Craig (2006). Sustainability, social learning and the Long Point World Biosphere Reserve. Environments, 34(2): 79-91. [pdf]

Articles Submitted

Whitelaw, G and DDP McCarthy, In press. Cumulative effects assessment in the context of Canadian environmental governance, in Hanna K., and D. Slocombe (Eds.) 2nd Edition. Integrated Resource and Environmental management: Concepts and Practice, Oxford University Press, Oxford and Toronto.

"Implementing Integrated Community Sustainability Planning: A Comparative Case Study of Three Mid-Sized Municipalities in Ontario, Canada" (Submission code: IJSD-99553) for the International Journal of Sustainable Development (IJSD). Dr. Patricia Collins primary author.

Other Peer-reviewed Articles

Whitelaw, G. and D. McCarthy (2012). Learning from the Victor Diamond Mine Comprehensive Environmental Assessment, Mitchell, B. (Ed.), Guest Statement, Resource and Environmental Management in Canada: Addressing Conflict and Uncertainty, 4th Edition, Oxford University Press, Toronto, Canada.

Theberge, J., G. Forbes, J.G. Nelson and G. Whitelaw (2009). Applying the ABC Resource Survey to the Bruce Peninsula National Park and environs, Nelson, J.D and P.L. Lawrence (Eds.), Places: Liking Nature and Culture for Understanding and Planning, University of Calgary Press, Calgary, Canada.

Roberts, A., G. Whitelaw, H. Cleghorn (2009). Social Issues, Welbourn, P., H. Cleghorn, J. Davis and S. Rose (Eds.), The story of brownfields development and smart growth in Kingston, Ontario: From contamination to revitalization, Classroom Complete Press, Kingston, Ontario.

Welbourn, P., H. Cleghorn, J. Davis, S. Rose and G. Whitelaw (2009). What lessons have we learned? Welbourn, P., H. Cleghorn, J. Davis and S. Rose (Eds.), The story of brownfields development and smart growth in Kingston, Ontario: From contamination to revitalization, Classroom Complete Press, Kingston, Ontario.

Whitelaw, G. and D. McCarthy (2008). Governance, social capital and social learning: insights from activities in the Long Point World Biosphere Reserve and Oak Ridges Moraine, Ontario, Canada, O. Opermanis, and G. Whitelaw (Eds.), Economic, social and cultural aspects in biodiversity conservation, Baznicas, Latvia: Press of the University of Latvia, pp. 123-130

Whitelaw G. and Hamilton (2008). Flowing off the edge: A strategy to modernize the water science and water polices of the Niagara Escarpment Plan, Acton, Ontario: Coalition on the Niagara Escarpment, available at http://www.nefoundation.ca/images/pdfs/Flowing_Off_the_Edge.pdf [pdf]

Opermanis, O., and G. Whitelaw (2008). Economic, social and cultural aspects in biodiversity conservation, Baznicas, Latvia: Press of the University of Latvia.

Pollock, R, M. Reed, and G. Whitelaw (2007). Steering governance through regime formation at the landscape scale: Evaluating experiences in Canadian biosphere reserves, Hanna, K., D. Clark, S. Slocombe (Eds.), Transforming parks: Protected areas and governance in a changing world, London: Routledge.