the people

Edward Hoshizaki, BA, Econ. Principal

Edward is the principal of Edward Hoshizaki Development Consulting. Over twenty years of experience in projects across Northern Ontario has given Edward an unparalleled understanding the Northern Ontario economy. Edward has worked in all regions of Northern Ontario and has extensive experience in the far north.

Peder Olsen, BES, MCIP, RPP Project Planner

Peder is a registered professional planner with over eighteen years experience in the field of community economic development. Peder has been extensively involved in both public and private land development planning, meeting facilitation, and project management. Peder also has a unique understanding and history of working with northern communities in development projects, programs, and actions that fulfill a community’s goals. In addition, Peder has a history of making application to, and working with, government funding agencies in support of community development.

Gail Murray, BA, TW dip., GIS-CS GIS-Cartographic Specialist

Gail has a breadth of mapping experience having worked in the GIS field in Northern Ontario for over nine years for a wide range of clients. Gail’s education in social & biological science provide her with a unique understanding and perspective to her work, and she combines her technical skills and knowledge with good graphic design resulting in excellent spatial communication. Gail has published many maps of popular areas under the mermap name.