Trefor Smith

MA Ethnohistory, Certificate in Conflict Resolution
Senior Regulatory Advisor: Environmental Assessment Support
Phone: (604) 563-2245
Location: Vancouver Office

Trefor is a Senior Regulatory Advisor with Firelight. Trefor came to Firelight with more than 20 years of combined experience related to Aboriginal-Crown relations, with a specialization related to Aboriginal rights in the context of Environmental Assessment (EA). Trefor is well-versed in EA regulatory review, Aboriginal-Crown consultation, treaty and non-treaty agreement negotiations in BC, and the legal and ethnohistorical analysis of Aboriginal-Crown relations. He has lived and worked continuously in various regions of BC since 1991.

The Firelight Group

Research, policy, planning, mapping, negotiation, advisory, and capacity building services for Indigenous and local communities.


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VICTORIA (250) 590-9017
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