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Building an Indigenous Guardians Network in Canada

/EIN News/ -- OTTAWA, May 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Economic Club of Canada in partnership with Canadians for a New Partnership, hosts an armchair discussion regarding the importance of a National Indigenous Guardians Network in Canada.


WHO:   Rt. Hon. Joe Clark, C.C. - Canadians for a New Partnership
   
  Dahti Tsetso – Resource Management Coordinator, Dehcho First Nations
   
  Pierre Gratton - President and CEO, Mining Association of Canada
   
  Stephen Kakfwi - President and CEO, Canadians For a New Partnership
   
  Valérie Courtois, RPF - Director, Indigenous Leadership Initiative, International Boreal
  Conservation Campaign
 
WHAT:     The Economic Club of Canada in partnership with Canadians for a New Partnership will
  host an armchair discussion regarding the importance of a National Indigenous 
  Guardians Network in Canada. Budget 2017 recognizes the importance of such a 
  Network and an initial investment of $25 million over 5 years was included. This seed
  funding will assist in developing the national network and prepare Indigenous Nations
  and communities to launch their own Indigenous Guardians programs. This event is
  sponsored by the Mining Association of Canada and Rio Tinto.


WHEN:   Thursday, June 1st, 2017      
 
  11:30am Registration begins  
 
  12:15pm  Opening remarks by Rt. Hon. Joe Clark, C.C.
 
  12:30pm  Panel discussion begins  
 
  1:30pm  Event concludes  
 
   
WHERE:   Chateau Laurier - 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa  

 

The Economic Club of Canada:
Each year, more than 100 key policy makers and business leaders seek out the Economic Club of Canada’s platform to deliver major keynote addresses. Audience members are drawn from the most senior levels of Canadian business, health care and government. Membership is open to all who share a passion for discourse around the most important issues of today.

To confirm attendance or for more information about the event, please contact:

Natasha Morano - The Economic Club of Canada: morano@economicclub.ca 

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