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Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples™

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Rochelle Saddleman, Co-ordinator, Aboriginal Navigators Project

Rochelle Saddleman is dedicated to ensuring more First Nations members get the skills they need to succeed in a rapidly-changing work environment.

As co-ordinator of the new Aboriginal Labour Market Community Navigators project, Rochelle Saddleman manages a team of seven Navigators located throughout B.C. The Navigators are helping First Nations members get job-ready with the necessary skills to take advantage of new employment opportunities in BC’s resource sector.

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Topics: Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention, People

Premier Christy Clark meets the Chiefs

 

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Topics: Aboriginal Relations, People

Calvin Helin gives a great talk and us a plug too!

 

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Topics: Aboriginal Relations, Aboriginal Awareness, Famous Aboriginal People, People

Eyford Report and Aboriginal Awareness Training

Bob Joseph

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Topics: Aboriginal Relations, Aboriginal Awareness, People

Andrea McLandress - Community Diversity, Engagement Diversity

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Topics: Aboriginal Relations, People

Sandy Sanderson Maximizing Business Opportunities Through Industry Engagement

Sandy Sanderson, CEO Goodfish Business Corp., spoke at the Aboriginal Consultation and Engagement Speaker Series in Edmonton, Alberta on October 22, 2013. His topic was Maximizing Business Opportunities Through Industry Engagement.

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Topics: Aboriginal Relations, Aboriginal Consultation and Engagement, People

Dennis Bell - Common Ground A New Approach to Consultation in Alberta

We are pleased to offer the presentation of Dennis Bell, Senior Advisor, Regulatory Issues & Aboriginal Relations for the Government of Alberta. Dennis was the keynote speaker at our Aboriginal Consultation and Engagement Speaker Series in Edmonton on October 22, 1013.

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Topics: Aboriginal Relations, Aboriginal Consultation and Engagement, People

Betty Ann Lavallée, National Chief, Congress of Aboriginal Peoples

Ms. Betty Ann Lavallée, CD, (Ret’d) is the National Chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples. A status off-reserve Mi’kmaq woman who has worked all her adult life in non-traditional roles, Chief Lavallée is now in her second term as National Chief for the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples. Previously, Chief Lavallée served as the Chief of the New Brunswick Aboriginal Peoples Council (NBAPC) for 13 years beginning in 1997. Chief Lavallée was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces for approximately 17 years where she was awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration and Commendation Formation Level and the Queen’s 50th Anniversary Jubilee Medal.

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Topics: Aboriginal peoples, Aboriginal Organizations, People

Dan Jepsen - 20 years' experience in Aboriginal engagement

Dan Jepsen, RPF, has been involved in Aboriginal engagement for 20 years. He currently is Chairman and CEO of C3 Alliance Corp, a consulting company he co-founded that forges mutually beneficial relationships between First Nations and the resource sector. He cut his teeth in consultation when he was Manager, Aboriginal Affairs and Environment for Western Forest Products in early 1990s. He later moved on to be the CEO of the Association of Mineral Exploration BC (AME BC), and during his time there he guided the association to embrace a stronger relationship with First Nation communities in BC.

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Topics: Aboriginal Consultation and Engagement, People

Stephen Crocker, Director, Aboriginal Relations, PTI Group Inc

 

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Topics: Aboriginal Relations, People